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  • Markets: Seek and sell | Business Spectator
    Buzz Mobility BYOD Smart Devices Emerging Tech Applications Big Data Cloud Computing Data Management Reviews Social Media Start ups Security Data Security Identity Management Wireless Security Telecommunication Latest stories Google v Facebook Who knows wins The unparalleled Google Analytics service means Google knows more about internet users than anyone else And runner up Facebook must go further to mine precious user insights if it wants to compete Will Twitter s founder strike social gold twice Biz Stone is looking to tap into the selflessness of others with his latest venture Jelly Enterprises But the just launched app will have to quickly shift into something of real value if it s to become a mainstream success Climate Carbon markets Energy markets Renewable energy Resources Solar energy Wind power CleanTech Science Environment Green Deals Policy Politics Smart Energy Latest stories The nuclear renaissance is stone cold dead There is no nuclear recovery with the industry last year flailing to stay above water in key markets and its share of global electricity continuing a seemingly inexorable decline Marking the milestones of 2013 Australia s transition to a clean energy economy took some political blows in 2013 but progress on the ground was heartening with energy efficiency solar and wind all providing tangible proof of their future potential Industries Advertising and Marketing Agribusiness Automotive Aviation Construction and Engineering Education Family Business Financial Services Food and Beverages Gaming and Racing Health and Pharmaceuticals HR Industrial relations Information Technology Infrastructure Insurance Manufacturing Media and Digital Resources and Energy Professional Services Property Retail Small Business SME Telecommunications The Ashes Tourism Transport and Logistics Video KGB TV China Spectator CEO Hub Leadership Lab Management Insights Young Leaders Knowledge Centre Adapt or Die Knowledge Hub Business Accelerators Webinars eBooks Menu Markets Seek and sell Brett Cole 9 Jul 2013 12 49 PM Industries Advertising and Marketing Professional Services Markets ASX Citigroup analyst Justin Diddams says the deteriorating employment market is bad news for jobs website Seek You must be logged in to read this article Not a member yet Register today Business Spectator is available on all of your devices so you can access the latest news and commentary where and how you like Register now Already a member Sign in here Email Address Enter your Email Address Password Enter the password that accompanies your Email Address Remember me Log in Request new password Shares in Seek the internet job website have been downgraded to sell by Citigroup analyst Justin Diddams who says its shares are too expensive amid a weak job advertising market that will depress the company s earnings in 2014 Seek shares trade at 21 times Diddams forecast 2014 earnings The employment advertising market is still under pressure says the Citigroup analyst who has cut his 2014 earnings per share forecast for the company by 16 per cent Economic activity says Diddams is approaching the lows of 2009 Citigroup says its analysis of three decades of job advertisements shows that the nadir for employment advertisements is

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  • ADMA set to update marketing code of practice | Business Spectator
    gold twice Biz Stone is looking to tap into the selflessness of others with his latest venture Jelly Enterprises But the just launched app will have to quickly shift into something of real value if it s to become a mainstream success Climate Carbon markets Energy markets Renewable energy Resources Solar energy Wind power CleanTech Science Environment Green Deals Policy Politics Smart Energy Latest stories The nuclear renaissance is stone cold dead There is no nuclear recovery with the industry last year flailing to stay above water in key markets and its share of global electricity continuing a seemingly inexorable decline Marking the milestones of 2013 Australia s transition to a clean energy economy took some political blows in 2013 but progress on the ground was heartening with energy efficiency solar and wind all providing tangible proof of their future potential Industries Advertising and Marketing Agribusiness Automotive Aviation Construction and Engineering Education Family Business Financial Services Food and Beverages Gaming and Racing Health and Pharmaceuticals HR Industrial relations Information Technology Infrastructure Insurance Manufacturing Media and Digital Resources and Energy Professional Services Property Retail Small Business SME Telecommunications The Ashes Tourism Transport and Logistics Video KGB TV China Spectator CEO Hub Leadership Lab Management Insights Young Leaders Knowledge Centre Adapt or Die Knowledge Hub Business Accelerators Webinars eBooks Menu ADMA set to update marketing code of practice Harrison Polites 9 Jul 2013 11 38 AM Technology Applications Big Data Industries Advertising and Marketing Media and Digital Code established in the 90 s to be refreshed to account for Big Data marketing and internet campaigns You must be logged in to read this article Not a member yet Register today Business Spectator is available on all of your devices so you can access the latest news and commentary where and how you like Register now Already a member Sign in here Email Address Enter your Email Address Password Enter the password that accompanies your Email Address Remember me Log in Request new password The Association for data driven marketing and advertising ADMA is priming to update its code of practice to account for new trends like Big Data and internet driven marketing initiatives Originally laid out in 1999 the code was aimed at giving marketers a set of guidelines to follow in a bid to deter companies from breaching the various laws surrounding marketing and consumer privacy Despite significant leaps in technology and marketing since that era the code has remained relatively unchanged prompting the need for an update This is no small task but it must be done ADMA CEO Jodie Sangster said in a statement Today virtually all marketing and advertising is data driven to some extent That being the case the ADMA Code must be relevant to all marketers and advertisers Ms Sangster went on to outline a rough framework for the new code Our Code needs to take into account changes to marketing practice over the past decade It must address the challenges arising from the many new

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  • Advertising and Marketing | Business Spectator
    to overtake productivity as the primary driver of profit by Patrick Bulacz 11 25am June 25 The untold magazine story Magazines have a great story about their audience relationships As advertising plummets far beyond expectations it s time they started sharing it by Ben Shepherd 1 35pm June 24 6 comments Going native in search of an online ad antidote The online advertising industry is in desperate need of an enhanced ad format to replace the banner Native advertising may be that answer by Ben Shepherd 7 36am June 20 1 comment Feeding the digital omnivore Australian media companies just might rejoice the fact that our love affair with older forms of media distribution is starting to fade The digital revolution is marching ahead albeit at a very languid pace by Harrison Polites 9 27am June 17 After Nine s cricket catch comes Ten s next serve Ten will probably enter a bidding rally with Seven for the 2015 tennis rights and after watching the cricket rights war Tennis Australia should be licking its lips by Ben Shepherd 8 09am June 05 Labor MPs push PM for wider betting ban Gillard faces internal pressure to crack down on sports bet advertising 11 26pm May 27 SA feds in live odds dispute State wants to ban live odds betting ads Conroy says it is federal matter 10 46pm May 21 Labor to release jobs ads Ads seek to boost Labor s job growth profile ahead of election 4 30am May 07 1 comment Turning business strategy into reality Taking the planning process full circle is a huge challenge for many organisations so why are so many struggling to align strategy with the execution of business goals by Daniel Sims 9 51am April 29 Small firms ignoring social media potential report Report suggests majority of smaller firms fail to use social media as marketing tool 12 31am April 03 2 comments Why sponsors take scandals in their stride Australian sport s terrible start to 2013 has done amazingly little to turn off sponsors With both companies and fans so invested everyone seems willing to cop a few credibility kicks by Anna Harrington 6 15pm February 22 RICH PICKINGS Not so golden girls Gold medalists Stephanie Rice Leisel Jones and Libby Trickett might look like marketing goldmines but given the competition and the struggling economy things might not go as swimmingly as all that by James Thomson 5 34pm February 22 WEEKEND READ D day for Brand Australia Dragging the chain on climate change could do more than damage the environment it may also alter our marketing image in the eyes of the rest of the world by Kelly Addis 5 19pm February 22 WEEKEND READ Blogging it big With blogs out there said to be raking in over US100 000 a month could it be that blogging is actually starting to look like a decent and credible way to make a living by Michael Agger 5 13pm February 22 RICH PICKINGS Stimulating

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  • Advertising and Marketing | Business Spectator
    KGB TV China Spectator CEO Hub Leadership Lab Management Insights Young Leaders Knowledge Centre Adapt or Die Knowledge Hub Business Accelerators Webinars eBooks Menu Advertising and Marketing The year ahead in media Another year of disruption will intensify the pressure on the old school powerhouses of Australian media by Ben Shepherd 2 14am December 30 3 comments Top five business blunders of 2013 Investor confidence in the US picked up strongly over the past year with markets hitting record highs But a number of high profile businesses still found time to make some pretty disastrous errors in judgement by Mathew Murphy 10 27am December 20 1 comment Buffering Google s video future With unparalleled online power Google has the ability to rewrite digital advertising as it pleases Traditional banner ads are being replaced by video and the market will follow by Ben Shepherd 6 59am December 20 The CIO holds the keys to outside in play Customer experience and thinking around the customer journey may have traditionally been the purview of the marketing team but it s time the CIO stepped up to the plate by Brian Donn 6 22am December 03 Memo to Zuckerberg Facebook is failing marketers The social network offers marketers access to the largest audience in media history but while every large company now markets on Facebook very few find success by Nate Elliot Forrester Research 10 34am October 29 Nine takes full ownership of Mi9 Media group buys out Microsoft s stake in digital advertising business 12 01pm October 14 1 comment Big Data is good for answers not for questions Big data is good at predicting outcomes but does a poorer job of explaining the causes that drive them It can only provide answers for the right types of questions by Michael Wade 7 12am October 11 2 comments Indonesia takes tobacco plain packaging dispute to WTO Indonesia takes first step towards launching formal trade dispute 3 35am September 21 1 comment Facebook broadens effort to show ad payoff Social network to allow group of major marketers to measure the effectiveness of their ads in the latest move to prove that advertising on Facebook leads to real world sales by Reuters 9 41am September 20 Honduras takes Australia to WTO Honduras launches WTO dispute over tobacco plain packaging 10 58pm September 13 The bright sparks torching traditional news Fresh from giving the Washington Post a hiding upstart news provider Politico has now set its sights on the New York Times Is the future for publishing niche and narrow by Mathew Murphy 7 25am September 13 Breakfast Deals Seek and sell James Packer s tipped to pay down private debt with two recent sales while the shortlist of potential Lloyds buyers narrows to three by Alexander Liddington Cox 7 28am August 22 Seek full year profit jumps 8 Online employment website operator s profit buoyed by strong growth in its education division and robust results from international business by Supratim Adhikari 9 35am August 21

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  • CBH warns on food bowl: report | Business Spectator
    in infrastructure is lacking in Australia Our natural freight advantage is not enough to guarantee Australia has a right to benefit from the Asian Century Dr Crane told the AFR We have to earn it Dr Crane told the paper it was assessing its options in the local sector following the government s decision to block Archer Daniels Midland s takeover bid for CBH rival GrainCorp Ltd Print this page Related articles 12 Jan Qld mulls massive farm project 10 Jan Saputo increases WCB stake again 10 Jan Saputo pushes for Bega s Warrnambool stake 10 Jan Hedge funds key to WCB fight 10 Jan Saputo tipped to extend Warrnambool offer More from Business Spectator Technology Adapt or die Commercial The Future of Energy Family Business Alan Kohler s Family Business China China Spectator Please log in or register to post comments Comments on this article Comments Policy R Ambrose Raven Mon 2014 01 06 09 01 What s this we and Australia Julia010 and Abbott assured us that We can be the food bowl of Asia but talk of us missing out on Asia s food boom begs the question of just who and how we should organise ourselves to benefit Abbott the Hun is greatly increasing the rate of wrecking of valuable specialist organisations above that of the Rudd Gillard years yet government R D support for any such thing is especially essential not only in such a agronomically challenging region but with agriculture generally Further government R D pays very well Big Mining has done as much harm as good in the now diminishing Mining Boom for Transnational Capitalism Forgotten that in 2012 Mitch Hooke CEO of the Minerals Council of Australia since June 2002 declared it wasn t necessary for Australians to be sharing in the benefits of the mining boom After the Noalition gained government Trade Minister Andrew Robb said he wanted to boost the profits of foreign investors and would cut regulation and taxes He is of course continuing the total commitment to boosting the profits of foreign investors shown by class traitors Martin Ferguson and Gary Gray Agriculture also very badly needs investment for radical improvements notwithstanding the arrogance and stupidity of farmers in destroying the very statutory authorities that kept them going for so long One of the justifications for privatisation of the pension superannuation was the source of investment that it would create Its gross failure to do so is primarily because the retail super fund managers prefer financial speculation the stock market casino or housing Retail super funds in particular aren t risk averse investors they know nothing about either risk or investing Government Banks like the Commonwealth Development Bank and the Rural Industries Bank were set up to provide finance for agriculture Like the statutory marketing authorities they were destroyed decades ago They need to be rebuilt Ian Macallan Tue 2014 01 07 04 46 CBH and Murray Goulburn seem to be our only domestically owned operators in the

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  • Saputo lifts Warrnambool stake | Business Spectator
    to read this article Not a member yet Register today Business Spectator is available on all of your devices so you can access the latest news and commentary where and how you like Register now Already a member Sign in here Email Address Enter your Email Address Password Enter the password that accompanies your Email Address Remember me Log in Request new password AAP Canadian dairy firm Saputo has increased its stake in Warrnambool Cheese Butter Factory Holdings Ltd to almost 18 per cent Saputo and Australian dairy group Murray Goulburn Co operative are the two companies still battling for control of WCB after Bega Cheese recently allowed its bid to lapse Saputo said on Tuesday it now holds 17 92 per cent per cent of WCB shares However 13 35 per cent of those shares remain subject to withdrawal rights with investors who accepted Saputo s offer before December 17 allowed to withdraw their acceptance before January 3 Murray Goulburn holds a 17 per cent stake in WCB Saputo is offering 9 00 per WCB share but under changes to its bid made on December 17 that price will increase to as much as 9 60 as its stake in the company increases Saputo s current bid is final Murray Goulburn s bid of 9 50 is conditional upon it obtaining more than 50 per cent of Warrnambool shares Shares in WCB were steady at 9 25 at 1412 AEDT Print this page Related articles 13 Jan Glencore copper sale has ASX firms on alert 13 Jan Telstra may sell Sensis for 3bn 13 Jan Singh behind key KKR deal 13 Jan Financial Index to buy Centric Wealth for 130m 10 Jan Global MnA slips to 3 year low More from Business Spectator Technology Adapt or die Commercial The Future of Energy Family Business Alan Kohler s Family Business China China Spectator Please log in or register to post comments Comments on this article Comments Policy garry lastName Tue 2013 12 24 19 59 It s to be hoped this deal falls through because it would be lousy outcome for Australia given that there s not much left in our downstream food processors that isn t foreign owned these days Also it s well known among locals that the directors of WCB have stacked the deck in favour of Saputo Suitable hikes in their directors fees etc in line with international pay rates as promised by the Canadians if a takeover is successful Ian Macallan Sun 2013 12 29 03 13 Garry it s well known among locals that the directors of WCB have stacked the deck in favour of Saputo Suitable hikes in their directors fees etc in line with international pay rates as promised by the Canadians if a takeover is successful Can you please point me in the direction of the source of this so I can verify if not then we have to assume it to be unsubstantiated rumours I was unable to find anything

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  • ADM to pay $US54m in bribery fines | Business Spectator
    others with his latest venture Jelly Enterprises But the just launched app will have to quickly shift into something of real value if it s to become a mainstream success Climate Carbon markets Energy markets Renewable energy Resources Solar energy Wind power CleanTech Science Environment Green Deals Policy Politics Smart Energy Latest stories The nuclear renaissance is stone cold dead There is no nuclear recovery with the industry last year flailing to stay above water in key markets and its share of global electricity continuing a seemingly inexorable decline Marking the milestones of 2013 Australia s transition to a clean energy economy took some political blows in 2013 but progress on the ground was heartening with energy efficiency solar and wind all providing tangible proof of their future potential Industries Advertising and Marketing Agribusiness Automotive Aviation Construction and Engineering Education Family Business Financial Services Food and Beverages Gaming and Racing Health and Pharmaceuticals HR Industrial relations Information Technology Infrastructure Insurance Manufacturing Media and Digital Resources and Energy Professional Services Property Retail Small Business SME Telecommunications The Ashes Tourism Transport and Logistics Video KGB TV China Spectator CEO Hub Leadership Lab Management Insights Young Leaders Knowledge Centre Adapt or Die Knowledge Hub Business Accelerators Webinars eBooks Menu ADM to pay US54m in bribery fines 23 Dec 2013 2 21 PM 1 Industries Agribusiness Former GrainCorp suitor spent US21m bribing Ukrainian officials You must be logged in to read this article Not a member yet Register today Business Spectator is available on all of your devices so you can access the latest news and commentary where and how you like Register now Already a member Sign in here Email Address Enter your Email Address Password Enter the password that accompanies your Email Address Remember me Log in Request new password By a staff reporter Archer Daniels Midland has been fined more than US54 million by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Department of Justice over bribes to Ukrainian government officials In a statement the SEC said German and Ukrainian subsidiaries of the food giant whose bid for GrainCorp Ltd was rejected by Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey last month spent US21 million on bribes to secure the release of value added tax VAT refunds ADM s lacklustre anti bribery controls enabled its subsidiaries to get preferential refund treatment by paying off foreign government officials SEC spokesperson Gerald Hodgkins said Companies with worldwide operations must ensure their compliance is vigilant across the globe and their transactions are recorded truthfully ADM made roughly US33 million in illegal profits from the payments which were made between 2002 to 2008 and recorded as insurance premiums and other business expenses the regulator said The SEC s fines amount to US36 million while in a separate case the US Department of Justice has fined an ADM subsidiary US17 8 million for criminal misconduct Print this page Related articles 12 Jan Qld mulls massive farm project 10 Jan Saputo increases WCB stake again 10 Jan Saputo pushes

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  • WCB recommends sweetened Saputo bid | Business Spectator
    into something of real value if it s to become a mainstream success Climate Carbon markets Energy markets Renewable energy Resources Solar energy Wind power CleanTech Science Environment Green Deals Policy Politics Smart Energy Latest stories The nuclear renaissance is stone cold dead There is no nuclear recovery with the industry last year flailing to stay above water in key markets and its share of global electricity continuing a seemingly inexorable decline Marking the milestones of 2013 Australia s transition to a clean energy economy took some political blows in 2013 but progress on the ground was heartening with energy efficiency solar and wind all providing tangible proof of their future potential Industries Advertising and Marketing Agribusiness Automotive Aviation Construction and Engineering Education Family Business Financial Services Food and Beverages Gaming and Racing Health and Pharmaceuticals HR Industrial relations Information Technology Infrastructure Insurance Manufacturing Media and Digital Resources and Energy Professional Services Property Retail Small Business SME Telecommunications The Ashes Tourism Transport and Logistics Video KGB TV China Spectator CEO Hub Leadership Lab Management Insights Young Leaders Knowledge Centre Adapt or Die Knowledge Hub Business Accelerators Webinars eBooks Menu WCB recommends sweetened Saputo bid 20 Dec 2013 4 54 PM 1 Industries Agribusiness Warrnambool rejects Murray Goulburn bid in favour of revised Saputo offer You must be logged in to read this article Not a member yet Register today Business Spectator is available on all of your devices so you can access the latest news and commentary where and how you like Register now Already a member Sign in here Email Address Enter your Email Address Password Enter the password that accompanies your Email Address Remember me Log in Request new password AAP Takeover target Warrnambool Cheese Butter Ltd says the latest offer made by Canadian suitor Saputo is superior to a rival bid from Murray Goulburn Co operative Saputo s offer is considered superior in terms of value certainty and timing Warrnambool Cheese said on Friday The Canadian firm sweetened its offer earlier this week in line with undertakings made to the Takeovers Panel Its earlier unconditional offer of 9 00 per Warrnambool share and an increase of 20 cents if it attained more than 50 per cent of the shares remained unchanged But the offer will increase to 9 40 if Saputo obtains more than 75 per cent of Warrnambool shares and to 9 60 if it surpasses 90 per cent Murray Goulburn is offering 9 50 for each Warrnambool share but it is conditional upon obtaining more than 50 per cent of the target s shares However Murray Goulburn s offer has not been declared final Warrnambool has recommended that its shareholders reject the Murray Goulburn offer The final Saputo offer was unconditional meaning that accepting shareholders would receive a minimum of 9 00 cash per share irrespective of the level of acceptances Warrnambool said The Murray Goulburn offer remains subject to authorisation by the Australian Competition Tribunal which will deliver its decision by February 28 at

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