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Bite-sized business news. 5 minute breakdown of the top 3 Australian or global business stories of the day. Tailor made for busy humans. Hosted by Brett Joffe and Justin Joffe, co-founders of Flux.

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Bite-sized business news. 5 minute breakdown of the top 3 Australian or global business stories of the day. Tailor made for busy humans. Hosted by Brett Joffe and Justin Joffe, co-founders of Flux.

    Foxtel's Binge, Kayo growing | Napoleon Perdis and David Jones unite | WeChat banned suddenly

    Foxtel's Binge, Kayo growing | Napoleon Perdis and David Jones unite | WeChat banned suddenly

    Foxtel’s streaming services Binge and Kayo have added 400,000 subscribers collectively during COVID.

    WeChat, China’s leading social media app, has suddenly been banned in the US over security concerns.

    Aussie cosmetics brand Napoleon Perdis is using its second life to launch into David Jones exclusively.

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    UberEats beats Uber | Realestate.com.au sales decline | Myer given a break by lenders

    UberEats beats Uber | Realestate.com.au sales decline | Myer given a break by lenders

    Realestate.com.au owner REA Group has reported a 6% decline in revenue with lockdowns impacting property listings.

    Uber has reported a $2.5 billion loss as UberEats outperforms Uber for the first time.

    Myer has been given a reprieve by its lenders because of the impact of COVID on its operations.

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    Influencers evade ACCC | Ancestry.com's $6.5b pay day | Discord expands into mainstream video

    Influencers evade ACCC | Ancestry.com's $6.5b pay day | Discord expands into mainstream video

    The ACCC has admitted that it has never penalised social media influencers for not disclosing sponsored posts.

    Ancestry.com is being acquired for $6.5 billion.

    Discord, one of the world’s fastest growing gaming apps, has raised $139 million to expand further into video communication.

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    Virgin cuts Tigerair and 3000 workers | Disney cops $7b hit | Tinder keeps growing

    Virgin cuts Tigerair and 3000 workers | Disney cops $7b hit | Tinder keeps growing

    Virgin Australia is cutting the Tigerair brand and 3,000 workers.

    Disney has taken an almost $7 billion hit in its latest financial results.

    Tinder added 200,000 users in the last 3 months, taking its subscriber numbers to 6.2 million.

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    Maccas hits new record | Aussie MPs happy with potential Microsoft-TikTok combo | Australia's lost supermarket chain

    Maccas hits new record | Aussie MPs happy with potential Microsoft-TikTok combo | Australia's lost supermarket chain

    Online delivery orders for McDonald’s in Australia have hit record highs with 10% of orders now made online.

    Australian government MPs have said Microsoft acquiring TikTok would resolve their security concerns about TikTok.

    The Australian arm of German supermarket giant Kaufland lost over $250m last year before closing down abruptly pre-launch.

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    Bonds to the rescue | Mastercard, Alibaba, Blockchain Australia unite | PayPal profit soars with online payments

    Bonds to the rescue | Mastercard, Alibaba, Blockchain Australia unite | PayPal profit soars with online payments

    The owner of Aussie underwear brand Bonds is rushing 4 million masks to Australia to meet demand.

    MasterCard, Alibaba and Blockchain Australia have united to authenticate and track food and wine using blockchain.

    PayPal’s profit has increased 86% as consumers shift from using cash payments in stores to online payments.

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
263 Ratings

263 Ratings

Fastargonaut ,

Perfect for the 5min drive to work

Straight to the point and makes the 5min drive to work on the Sunshine Coast even more enjoyable! Keep it up lads.

Do these even matter... ,

Perfect easy listen for your morning

Brett & Justin run through a quick morning financial & business world update for you which is engaging and very easy listening.

*Also I saw someone complain about ads, they take a matter of seconds and you barely notice them, podcasters have gotta make money too :)

Nirmani 91 ,

Early morning sanity dose

Thank you for this podcast ! This is my morning grind ! I love how the news is super easy to understand and delivered under 5 minutes !

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