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Velocity chief executive Nick Rohrlach has a plan to unseat Qantas.

Service with a smile: Virgin seeks to seize on Qantas' stumbles

Virgin frequent flyer program Velocity CEO Nick Rohrlach believes Virgin’s efforts to reinvent itself as a “new airline” is going under-recognised.

  • by Jessica Yun



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Mr Packer welcomed developments on Friday.

Packer’s casino dream edges closer to reality - without him

James Packer orchestrated Crown’s billion dollar bet on a Sydney casino, but whether it pays off depends on the casino operator’s new owners.

  • by Colin Kruger
Booktopia has gone from readers’ hero to investment villain.

(Book)dystopia: How Australia’s biggest bookseller went from hero to villain

Booktopia has problems that go beyond a shift in consumer behaviour after the pandemic, with concerns about the leadership and loss of investor trust.

  • by Sarah Danckert

Opinion & Perspectives

Nobbling Afterpay would stifle competition and protect bank profits

Regulators should think twice before they seek to discourage Afterpay and other buy now, pay later operators.

Ross Gittins
Ross Gittins

Economics Editor

Cosmos Clinics faces two class action investigations

Australia’s biggest cosmetic procedures operator is facing two class action investigations after dozens of unhappy patients came forward with disturbing stories.

Adele Ferguson
Adele Ferguson

Investigative journalist and columnist

On the fast lane: Which occupations get the most ‘speeding’ fines?

These sorts of statistics make you wonder what kinds of data insurers collect or possibly purchase that relates our occupations to our habits.

Jim Bright

Banking & finance



Voly, founded by Thibault Henry (left) and Mark Heath, has had to make major layoffs.

Grocery delivery startup Voly slashes operations as tech sector slumps

The instant grocery delivery startup has cut staff, jettisoned its promise of 15-minute grocery deliveries, and closed half its stores amid questions about the business model.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
Mr Yum CEO Kim Teo.

‘Totally the underdog’: Inside Mr Yum’s $100m global expansion plans

Flush with a $100 million cash injection, Mr Yum CEO Kim Teo outlines what the start-up plans to do with the funding – and what she thinks of the company’s competitor me&u.

  • by Jessica Yun

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