NEWS ROOM: Week Beginning 17 MARCH 2014

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@lucysiegle  asks “Is Fast Fashion Wearing Out The World?” ~ I have been thinking about this since fashion has become cheaper, more accessible and sadly ‘disposable’… Great article! Read it here.
Seeing Lucy Seigle at #AllAboutWomen, register here.

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“How the shopping mall died”, via The Guardian via PSFK http://buff.ly/1gCkHXk ‘unless there is dramatic change…’ > what do you think of this Andy Hedges?

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RT Saman Shad: Writing about The rise of Twitter feminism for Ideas At The House http://buff.ly/1iEQlII > great read!

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Crimea Could Be Just A Blip In Europe’s History, This Incredible Time Lapse Video Shows http://huff.to/1gBI9Za via @HuffPostUK

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Very cool (free) SocialInnovation Syd event in Sydney on Monday “John Robb: Future of the American Dream” http://buff.ly/1d2wvHv

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Pollenizer to move in with Hub Sydney, create tribe of 5000 entrepreneurs, click here to read. > new co-working spaces and flexibility the way of the future. thanks @Mia_Will

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I had the pleasure of listening to Julia and Kevin Katz, creators of Eventbrite at Hub Sydney 17 March, checkout #eventbriteau

– The culture of the business is shaped by the people in the company at that time, @juliakatz

– Critical ingredient to happiness is performance @juliakatz
– Eventbrite is in 180’countries @juliakatz
– ‘High velocity feedback loop only works with transparency’ @juliakatz
– I love that @juliakatz says @kevinkatz is her mentor
– 4% of @eventbrite‘s business is in Australia, without a physical presence

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Social Media is not just Facebook any more. Businesses must know the marketplace, the sites, the tools & how to use them. Join me for “How To Use Social Media For Business” Wednesday ☆♩ ♪ ♫ ♬♡. Thanks Champion Legal for allowing it to be free. Register.

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#RETAILTIP You MUST have a website that you sell from – not negotiable. Do it now!!! #TIPofTHEday

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RT Malcolm Turnbull “Entrepreneur stands up for Australian start-ups ‪#‎commsau‬click here to read more.

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RT Johanna Baker-Dowdell “My tweets from the Festival of Golden Words”, click here to read more.

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