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A bit of retail therapy at Fashion Spree could win you fuel for a year

From Bonds to City Chic, from Just Jeans to JustSport, there are plenty of reasons shoppers from all over the South West region make the trek to Fashion Spree in Orange Grove. A brilliantly designed outlet centre of top fashion and accessories, footwear, sports and streetwear, kids clothing and a range of homewares and kitchen items, it has had a growing following since its official opening a little over three years ago. Fashion Spree is home to more than 60 iconic outlet retailers, including Oroton, Seafolly, Lorna Jane, Vans, Converse, Tarocash, Decjuba and Review. And now there is another big… Read more »

If you would like to build your brand give Sue Scobie a call

If you would like to build your brand give Sue Scobie a call

If you are too busy working in the business instead of on the business give Sue Scobie a call. Ms Scobie has just launched Sue Scobie – Building your Brand, a company specialising in helping other small businesses either commence their online journey or improve the one they are on. “These virtually free platforms are an amazing way for an organisation to humanise itself and build the brand, build relationships, not so much sell, sell, sell, but build that awareness of how genuine you are so people will want to do business with you,’’ says Ms Scobie, a long time… Read more »

Sal has been cleaning our carpets for 33 years and still loves it

Sal has been cleaning our carpets for 33 years and still loves it

He’s cleaned the carpets and tiles of Campbelltown homes for 33 years, yet Sal Saad has no hesitation in replying, “I love it’’, when asked how he feels about the business he started in 1986. But let’s make one thing clear: he doesn’t love what he does because he’s making mountains of money from it. “If I was doing it for the money I would have quit long ago,’’ he tells me when we sit down at Eagle Vale to have a chat about Esteem Carpet & Tile Cleaning. “Why do I love it? It’s a bit of everything,’’ says… Read more »

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Selling cigarettes to minors can be costly for retailers

South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) is committed to protecting vulnerable children from the harmful effects of smoking and recently successfully prosecuted a Fairfield retailer who sold illegally imported cigarettes to under age children. SWSLHD Director of Public Health, Stephen Conaty, said the dangers of smoking are well known.Read more »

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Food safety guide rolled out

Campbelltown City Council has developed a Safe Food Guide, which outlines important food safety information and is being rolled out to local food businesses as part of a campaign to increase awareness of their obligations under the Food Act 2003. The 77-page guide follows on from Council’s Food Safety andRead more »


Queen of PR will reveal secrets of success

When Narellan Chamber of Commerce next meets on Wednesday, November 12 at Tabcorp Menangle, home of NSW Harness Racing, its guest speaker will be Roxy Jacenko of Sweaty Betty PR. Ms Jacenko, pictured, will discuss how she got to where she is today through past experiences, the handy hints sheRead more »


For the record, Grace is on the move

With enormous capacity and a floor plan the size of two and a half football fields, Grace Information & Records Management’s (GIRM) newest Campbelltown facility is a major boost to the local economy. Mayor Paul Lake officially opened the state-of-the art facility last week. Located adjacent to Grace’s existing buildingRead more »

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First Little Ceasars Down Under opens in Casula

State Member for Menai, Melanie Gibbons MP together with Councillor Ned Mannoun, Mayor of Liverpool City Council and Councillor Tony Hadchiti cut the first slice of pizza at the opening of the very first Little Caesars restaurant in Australia. Little Ceasars is located in Casula. Ms Gibbons said: “It isRead more »

Bigge Park: pop-up cafe part of plans to jazz up the space.

Pop-up cafe plans for Bigge Park

Expressions of interest for a pop-up style café in Bigge Park are now open. Mayor Ned Mannoun said the café was one of the key pieces in the plans to revitalise Bigge Park as part of the Building Our New City program. At September’s Council meeting Bigge Park, Macquarie MallRead more »

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MP Chris Patterson chamber guest speaker

Chris Patterson, the state member for Camden, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Camden Chamber of Commerce. This will be held on Wednesday, October 1, at Enzo Italian Restaurant in John Street. For more informati0n and for bookings go to the chamber’s website, *TheRead more »

Liverpool is putting out the welcome mat for new businesses.

Liverpool’s strategy for growth

Liverpool Council is stepping up its drive for growth and more local jobs. Its economic development strategy September update points to renewed efforts to attract commercial and industrial developments by marketing Liverpool as the “business destination’’ of south west Sydney. But it won’t forget those businesses which already operate. PartRead more »

Phil Gould and the premier, Mike Baird, are coming to Camden this month to separate functions.

Footy expert and the premier mean business

While breakfast with the premier, Mike Baird, will be a major highlight of September – Camden Council Business Month, the appearance of rugby league figure Phil Gould won’t be far behind. Gould, who is currently the general manager of Penrith Panthers as well as commentator of the footy on ChannelRead more »

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Opal cards now at pop-up kiosk

Opal cards will be available at a pop-up kiosk on Holsworthy Station this Thursday, September 4 from 7am to 10am. Public transport customers can also obtain and top-up their Opal card at around 1,000 retail outlets across the state, to make using Opal even easier. “A pop- up Opal KioskRead more »

Small Business Week

Is your business becoming obsolete?

What if your business was becoming obsolete – and you didn’t even know? Shift is happening. Organisations can no longer assume that what worked yesterday will work again today – much less tomorrow. In order to simply survive, it is critical for leaders, businesses and industries to adapt and evolve.Read more »

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