Financial insecurity fear has led to 33 per cent of small business owners in Australia taking up a second job or “side hustle” to help support household expenses, according to new research from Westpac.
Though the Westpac report reveals growth is on the horizon and small businesses could be the ones to profit. It says a stable political climate, paired with an improving economy, means that the future is looking bright. Read more
Gratitude-giving mobile app thnx! has teamed up with Di Bella Coffee to give away 5000 free coffees at participating Di Bella cafés in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide.
The campaign was announced Tuesday morning on Channel 7’s Sunrise. To get one of the free coffees, people must be one of the first 5000 to visit www.thnx.io/sunrise, download the thnx! app and head into participating Di Bella cafés to redeem it. Read more
Almond Breeze Barista Blend is set to host 2018 World Barista Champion Agnieszka “Aga” Rojewska on a specialist coffee tour of Australia and New Zealand.
The visit will see the Polish national host coffee masterclasses at venues in Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland, where she will share her knowledge, expertise, and provide tips on what it takes to compete on the global stage in the highly competitive and growing coffee industry. Read more
The 2019 Eat Drink Design Awards shortlist has been announced, revealing some of Australia’s most exceptionally designed cafés.
Organisers say this year’s selection includes a diverse array of spatial environments found in the most unexpected corners of the country, including homely suburban cafés, country bars, inner-city fine dining restaurants, hotels in the wilderness, shopping centre diners, and airport eateries. Read more
To celebrate World Plant Milk Day on 22 August, Hudsons Coffee will be offering one free small hot oat milk drink per person.
Vitasoy’s Café for Baristas Oat milk will be featured in the drinks. Launched in January 2019, the oat milk is made exclusively for trade and is specifically formulated to complement barista skills. Read more