Sunday, November 28, 2021


Michael Hill closes stores, stands staff down

Jewellery chain Michael Hill has closed its Australian stores indefinitely, including its shop at Westfield Penrith.

Another retailer falls into administration

Another stunning retail collapse.

Retail re-think needed in fight for survival

Troy Dodds says it's time for a shake-up of the retail world.

Jeanswest falls into voluntary administration

Iconic Australian retailer Jeanswest has collapsed and appointed voluntary administrators.

Pharmacies warn they’ll go out of business under proposed changes

Pharmacy owners warn they’ll go out of business if planned changes go ahead.

Hair braiding experiences popularity surge

Glenmore Park mum’s business booms as hair braiding surges in popularity.

Thousands of jobs to be created thanks to Nepean Business Park project

The Nepean Business Park was officially launched at a breakfast in Penrith.

Connecting businesses with success

Like many small businesses, Purrfect Pet Products started in a garage with just far away dreams and a whole lot of hope.

Half century of pet care

Penrith Veterinary Hospital celebrates 50 years of looking after our furry friends

Penrith’s soapy success story

Major milestone: Penrith-based business is showing big players how it’s done

Businesses honoured at annual awards

Local lawyer Amanda Little has taken out the prestigious Business Person of the Year award at the Penrith City Local Business Awards, while The...

Local Business Awards to be held next week

The Weekender is a proud sponsor of the event.

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,...