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If Only Billabong Had A Business Plan

Posted by Marcus Shane on Monday, August 27, 2012, In : Business Model 
Did anyone see the new Billabong CEO?  

Not exactly what I would have expected.  
Surfie? No  
Aussie? No

Under 50? No
Cool and Funky? No

She has only been in the role for a few months so can't yet be blamed for the terrible financial results of the company that just posted a $274m loss.

BILLABONG has revealed it will close 82 more stores as it unveiled an unexpectedly large $275.6 million loss after booking more than half a billion dollars in asset write-downs and restructuring costs. ...
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Innovativity - Manufacturing Training on Business Planning

Posted by Marcus Shane on Monday, August 1, 2011, In : Business Planning Training 

BUSINESS PLANNING HQ recently assisted the Advanced Manufacturing CRC (AMCRC) in the development of a four day innovation management training program for Australian manufacturers, designed to enhance their understanding and innovation capability.

The program – Innovativity - is designed to propel Australian innovators into global manufacturing and aims to provide Australian manufacturing companies with the innovation training to overcome one of today’s biggest growth obstacles – how to...


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Marcus Tarrant Marcus Tarrant is a leading or management consultant, entrepreneur and thought leader. He has worked for leading consulting firms including Deloitte Consulting, leading major strategy development and business planning initiatives. Business Planning HQ was developed to bring the advantages gained by employing a consultant, without the associated cost. We have developed the “Question Led Approach” to simplify the process of creating a high quality business plan. Our clients agree with our claims that we have reduced their planning times from over 1 week, to less than 4 hours.