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Technology is becoming a competitive advantage for franchisors and a motivating factor for existing business owners to convert to a franchise model. And with the right platform in place, franchisees can finally take a holiday. That’s the view of Poolwerx CEO John O’Brien, a former chair of the World Franchise

Change is hard. Inside corporate structures, with deeply ingrained practices, it’s often safer to simply follow the rules. But in times when business models are rapidly being re-invented and the average lifespan of a the S&P 500 continues to shorten, failure to effectively change people and processes could lead to

Oracle says it will continue to make significant investments in NetSuite to take advantage of more businesses running their back office operations on cloud-based software. The software giant acquired NetSuite for $US9.3 billion in 2016 and has left the company to operate as a separate business unit which is able

Aēsop Singapore

Melbourne-based retailer Aēsop has embarked on a rapid global expansion plan, adding four new markets and 50 new stores a year. “The number of countries we operate in is disproportionate to the size of the company that we are,” says Troy Smith, global head of information technology at Aēsop. Sign

Before Oracle bought NetSuite in 2016 for $9.3 billion, NetSuite had completed its own big acquisition, buying commerce marketing platform Bronto for $200 million in 2015. While Oracle and NetSuite are “still in the honeymoon phase,” Oracle’s relationship status with Bronto is a little more complicated. That’s because NetSuite and