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    INTERNET marketing specialists SponsoredLinX is reaping the rewards of “unprecedented demand” for digital marketing assistance.

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    GOLD COAST-BASED Willi Footwear – whose double-plug thong designs have won acclaim from hundreds of thousands of loyal Australian customers – is re-branding to expand into global markets as ‘Boomerangz’

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    HYPERACTIVE humanitarian organisation Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance working to prevent outbreaks of disease worldwide, is calling on Asia-Pacific business leaders for help.

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    FINDING the right software & apps to effectively operate his air conditioning & industrial cooling services business was raising Gavin Bailey’s own temperature to boiling point. So he designed and built his own.

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  • Curvy clothing label debuts at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival

    THE ONLY plus-size label to feature on the runway at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane, Platinum Plus, is poised for a paradigm shift in Australian fashion.

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  • Great business ideas at Startup Weekend Brisbane

    STARTUP Weekend Brisbane brought great ideas to life at River City Labs last weekend.

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