Business

Local Business Awards to be held next week

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New shopping centre just around the Corner

Caddens Corner is due to open next year.

Appliance retailer 2nds World collapses

Appliance retailer 2nds World has fallen into administration. Its Penrith store, as well as other stores across New South Wales and Victoria, have been closed...

Chance to honour best local businesses

The Penrith City Local Business Awards are back, and founder Steve Loe has called on the community to nominate its favourite businesses. The Precedent Productions...

Walker ready to exit the driver’s seat

One of Penrith’s most popular and coolest small business’ is up for sale. Penrith Slot Car and Hobby Centre, located in Jamisontown, is on the...

Free forum for female entrepreneurs in western Sydney

Local women in business and aspiring entrepreneurs are preparing to celebrate the first NSW Women’s Week by attending a thought-provoking forum led by some...

Penrith’s Vintage FM put on the market

Penrith could be losing its local radio station. Vintage FM owner Wayne Willmington is looking to sell the station due to personal reasons and is...

Hair salon fined for underpaying apprentice

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $77,000 in penalties against the operator of a Penrith hair salon for underpaying a teenage apprentice...

Cranebrook Village sells for $48.1 million

Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre has been sold to a private local investor for a record $48.1 million – $3.1 million above asking price. The centre,...

Toyota opens major new facility in Kemps Creek

After more than 11 months of construction, Toyota Australia has officially opened its largest and newest parts warehouse in western Sydney. The Toyota Parts Centre...

Why your favourite restaurant may not actually exist

The next time you order food from Uber Eats or Deliveroo, it may come from a restaurant that doesn’t even exist. ‘Virtual restaurants’ are the...

Apps take a bite out of profits

Frustrated restaurant owners fear delivery apps are eating the industry alive as pricey commission sends profits into the ground. Last week, Burger Head Penrith raised...

Fresh approach for Chamber

New Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce President Simon Gould says he’s excited about the challenges that are ahead for the organisation. Mr Gould, of Hilary...

Home business just clicks

For many years women were faced with a difficult decision – career or kids? Londonderry resident, Grace Leong, is proving this is no longer...

Shopping centre hits the market with $45 million price tag

Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre is on the market with a sale price of more than $45 million anticipated. Savills Australia’s Steven Lerche and Andrew Palmer...

Keeping it in the family

A local Emu Plains business is keeping things in the family with three generations working together to help create a better community. Director of DDC...

Hazel’s seen it all, so furniture retailer’s closure comes as no surprise

John Cootes Furniture in Penrith will shut its doors for good by the end of the year. It is one of 12 stores that will...

World class indoor winter sports complex proposed for Penrith

Local developer and resident Peter Magnisalis has unveiled plans for an Australian-first ‘Winter Sports World’ in Penrith featuring an indoor ski slope designed to...

Hooters goes flat

Hooters Australia has once again gone flat, with the restaurant chain placed into voluntary administration for the second time in less than three years. According...

Bill’s loyalty adds up to remarkable milestone

If you were asked what model your first car was, would you be able to remember? How about how many kilometres it did, or the...