One of Western Australia’s key advertising accounts has changed hands for the first time in three decades, assisted by several executives at the selected agency having existing relationships with the client.
After 30 years, Marketforce lost the Lotterywe
New laws passed by state parliament this week allow major retail stores throughout the Perth metropolitan area to trade until 9pm on weeknights, and this is likely to be followed by a push for Sunday trading if the Barnett government is re-elected.
A LOCAL satellite communications company has experienced significant growth the past 18 months after changing its business model to focus on the top end of the market, including projects such as Gorgon LNG.
After 30 years Marketforce has lost the Lotterywest account, one of the state's largest and most sought after clients, which has been awarded to a collection of four media and communications partners, to commence in November.
A mid extensive investment at Rottnest Island, businesses have developed strategies to counter the falling numbers of visitors to the island caused by cheap international travel opportunities and the global financial crisis.
The state government has announced new initiatives it hopes will boost tourism in Western Australia including an airline agreement, a nature-based safari camp and an updated events calendar, but has refused to divulge how much it will cost.
THE boss of Vegas Enterprises, the operating name of international surfwear brand Rusty, planned to kick back and enjoy a well-earned beer after a positive judgment in an 18-month court battle with a former friend and employee.
IT service company ASG Group expects revenue growth of at least 40 per cent next financial year despite turnover falling 5 per cent in FY10 and today posting a record full year net profit after tax of $12.3 million.
Tourism WA has hit back at criticism from industry that the agency failed to develop alternative major events for the state following the announcement that WA's flagship event, the Red Bull Air Race, has been cancelled.
Between 600 and 1000 workers have walked off the job on Woodside's $12 billion Pluto project after being threatened with eviction over an issue with the worker's dongas, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has claimed.
The boss of multinational computer games developer Interzone closed the company's lead development studio in Bentley last night amid claims the company owes more than $1.5 million in unpaid wages, superannuation and taxes.