Local Business News

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Sign language over Skype helps rescue stranded carload

premium_icon Sign language over Skype helps rescue stranded carload

It has been a busy month for this towing company who have helped holidaymakers stranded at Rainbow Beach and on Fraser Island.

Mon 13 Jan 2020

19 Curious Planet stores close in another blow to retail

premium_icon 19 Curious Planet stores close in another blow to retail

Staff will be out of work within weeks after the troubled company behind Curious Planet – formerly branded as Australian Geographic – closes these stores.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

Suppliers say Harris Scarfe stockpiled before collapse

premium_icon Suppliers say Harris Scarfe stockpiled before collapse

A Harris Scarfe supplier claims the retailer ordered 'like crazy' in the lead-up to being tipped into administration.

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Why losing Harris Scarfe is such a blow to regional towns

premium_icon Why losing Harris Scarfe is such a blow to regional towns

The closure of Hervey Bay’s Harris Scarfe store may not be a surprise but it is a shame.

Mon 6 Jan 2020

Harris Scarfe confirms these six Qld stores will close

premium_icon Harris Scarfe confirms these six Qld stores will close

Administrators for national retailer Harris Scarfe have named several Queensland stores they will close as part of the company's sale.

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Hyne workers at ready as fire threatens sister mill

premium_icon Hyne workers at ready as fire threatens sister mill

With a bushfire breaking out in the township, some staff members have already lost their homes

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