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Wesfarmers warns of sales volatility at Bunnings, Kmart

Retail giant Wesfarmers has warned of volatile and negative sales at its major retailers Kmart, Target, Bunnings and Officeworks in recent months as the company struggles to match the roaring growth seen through COVID last year. In a high-level trading update provided to investors ahead of Wesfarmers’ strategy day on …

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Elon Musk files trademark paperwork for a Tesla restaurant

“Sophisticated investors often secure intellectual property by filing for a trademark,” said Kamali, who founded Hospitality House, a food and beverage agency, and The Chef Agency, an executive search firm for the food industry. “It helps deter others from impeding on their mark and ultimately competing with them. It also …

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Tips and race-by-race preview for Wyong on Thursday

4. Oakfield Cherokee appreciated getting back on top of the ground as he hit the line with plenty of purpose over a mile at Newcastle. Bred to relish the trip and seems to be close to a win. May need some luck on the tight track but go well.Dangers: 9. …

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Record-setting ASX cools after lunch; CBA, Domino’s hit new highs

Opinion The fate of China’s giant “bad bank,” Huarong Asset Management, remains unresolved, underscoring the dilemma China’s authorities confront as they try to clean up an over-leveraged corporate sector riddled with bad and questionable lending. Huarong triggered something of a panic in China’s debt markets earlier this year when it …

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Tomljanovic out, Serena through to third round after second-set blip

“I had some really good chances in the second set to win that if I would have won just one point here or there, like four or five times it would have been a different second set,” Williams said. “Going into the third I just had to zero in on …

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England bowler apologises after old tweets surface during Test debut

Robinson said he will “continue to educate myself, look for advice and work with the support network that is available to me to learn more about getting better in this area.” Tom Harrison, chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, said he did “not have the words to …

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Biden launches vaccine blitz in bid to ‘declare independence’ from COVID-19

The White House announced that four of the country’s largest childcare providers would offer free drop-in childcare to all parents and caregivers who get vaccinated or recove from vaccination until July 4th. Major pharmacy chains would also open for 24 hours on Fridays so that shift workers can get the …

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Last-minute deal reached to oust Netanyahu as Israel’s PM

Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the long-time Israeli leader. The dramatic announcement by opposition leader Yair Lapid and his main coalition partner, Naftali Bennett, came moments before a midnight deadline …

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NASA announces two new missions to Venus, its first in decades

Los Angeles: NASA on Wednesday announced plans to launch two new scientific missions to Venus between 2028 and 2030 – its first in decades – to study the atmosphere and geologic history of Earth’s closest planetary neighbour. The US space agency said it was awarding about $US500 million for development …

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‘This is enough’: Wave of ransomware attacks to force Biden into more aggressive stance on Russia

Consensus is growing among Western allies that stronger action is needed, they say. The White House said on Tuesday it was engaging directly with the Russian government. The statement marks a clear shift toward a new and more assertive US policy against Russia on hacking, say former and current US …

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