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Samantha Cairns

Cards fall for Savages

THREE years after buying into the established West Perth business, Faces Dances Cards & Gifts, husband and wife team Dean and Paulette Savage have embarked on an expansion drive.

Dance Workshop team makes the right moves

SHERYL-LEE Moroni has no regrets about her decision 21 years ago to step away from her career as a stenographer and move into the world of adult dance.

Drink manufacturers’ legal fight under way

COTTEES brand’s Australian owner Cadbury-Schweppes has initiated legal action against O’Connor-based Anchor Foods amid claims of design and trademark  infringement.

Postcards WA adjusts focus

ONE of the State’s three travel magazines is undergoing a major overhaul to improve its position in the market.

New name to launch in online DVD marketplace

COMPETITION in the growing online DVD rental business is set to grow with the entry to the market of a new player in November.

Skippers first to fly new package

LOCAL aviator Skippers Aviation has implemented a new training package designed specifically for employee recruitment, after receiving the green light from the Transport and Storage Industry Training Council (TSITC).

Flexibility needed on paternity

A RECENT court case has highlighted the need for employers to be flexible in their approach to employees returning from paternity leave.

Chooks off and running after growth-targetted rebranding

IN a fresh bid to accelerate its business growth, fast-food chain River Rooster has changed its brand name to Chooks – fresh and tasty.

Wholesale move by Miss Maud

AFTER 34 years of exclusively retail operations from its famous pastry houses, Miss Maud is to release a wholesale range of ready-to-bake pastries.

RAC cuts through the clutter

A MOVE back to the brand is the defining feature of the RAC’S latest press advertising campaign.

Brand new success for ECU

AN effective communication and marketing strategy is paying dividends for Edith Cowan University, which was among the major winners at this month’s Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) WA 2003 Awards for Marketing Excellence.

Farm group targets tough workplace safety stance

THE State Government has responded to the Laing Report on Occupational Safety and Health by drafting legislation aimed at imposing harsher penalties on those who neglect their OSH responsibilities.

Centre management moves in-house

FACED with increasing property management fees and wielding a thirst for more core business control, many of WA’s listed retail property trusts are moving away from managing agents to in-house shopping centre management.

Major PR campaigns make a difference

THE Western Australian Museum and the Water Corporation were among those highly commended at the recent Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (WA) PR Excellence Awards.

Leaving the CBD

The last article in the series on Outgrowing your Space explores the suburbs that are attracting companies away from Perth’s CBD office market.

State’s top decision makers honoured

BGC (Australia) Pty Limited founder Len Buckeridge has been honoured in this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year awards, as the ‘Master Entrepreneur’ category winner.

Local sports rag folds before season’s end

RACY newspaper Sports Truth WA has closed its doors, after operating for less than a football season.