Tony is a former managing editor of BRW, Shares, Personal Investor, Asset and CFO magazines. He specialises in small listed companies, IPOs, entrepreneurship and innovation and writes a weekly blog for The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age on small companies and entrepreneurs.
Last week, we looked at industry, sustainable competitive advantage and business model. Today, we add four more factors to our checklist.
Merger and acquisition activity continues to heat up with speculation that Carsales.com.au will make a bid for iCar. We look at another company that could be ripe for the picking.
In the first part of this examination of what makes a blue chip, we look at three factors that can help. Next week we look at another four.
Its points program gives Qantas a touch point with almost one in two Australians and opportunities that extend far beyond aviation.
With an M&A boom unfolding in Australia, three tech stocks are added to the takeover target list.
The shift to electronic ‘wallets’ and harnessing of huge databases could give retailers an opening in banking. But they have a big job ahead of them if they want to become real players in Australi..