Business

Bitcoin revolution comes to Penrith

You might have never heard of it before, but Downtown Brooklyn is pushing Penrith into the future by accepting Bitcoin as a payment method...

Property Central announces expansion

Two of Penrith's top real estate agencies are becoming one, as Century 21 Mulgoa joins the Property Central family. Property Central Managing Director Lee Waterhouse...

Keeping s taff

I am often asked by business owners if I have any tips on how to keep their good staff, apart from giving them a...

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...

BEC is nation's best

The local area has scored a major coup this week with the Penrith Valley Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) being named the best of...

PBA's future still uncertain

Penrith City Council has agreed to extend its Deed of Agreement with the Penrith Business Alliance (PBA) but only for six months, leaving...

Diana Ferrari to close Penrith store on January 21

Footwear, clothing and accessories outlet Diana Ferrari will close its retail stores, including its Penrith location inside Westfield. The Penrith store will close on January...

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...

Recognising successful women in business

Unique awards to recognise the hard work of western Sydney women in business are now open for entries. Until March 20, 2016, women who run...

News Local axes Tuesday Penrith Press

News Local has axed the long-running Tuesday edition of the Penrith Press newspaper. The final Tuesday edition of the paper was released today, with News...

Push for Boxing Day trading

NSW Treasurer Mike Baird is keen to see small businesses given the opportunity to open their doors on Boxing Day and benefit from...

Not small in voice

Penrith Valley Chamber of Commerce has thrown its weight behind a campaign to have small business recognised by policy makers. ...

Olympic icon may need cash injection to keep its head above water

Penrith Whitewater Stadium is rapidly losing its battle to stay open, with funding for marketing and upgrades decreasing over the last financial year. General Manager...

Sadness as Dick Smith plans to close its doors

Loyal Dick Smith customers have expressed their sadness that the iconic electronics retailer will disappear from the Australian retail landscape within the next two...

Mixing family and business is just fine with the Malings

A Penrith couple have taken over ownership of Donut King at Southlands Shopping Centre, all with their family in mind. Kevin and Carol Maling, who...

Penrith’s ABC Shop closes its doors

The ABC Shop in Westfield Penrith has closed its doors for good after 23 years in Penrith. From DVDs and books, to pop culture and...

Penrith prepares for hardware war

Masters Home Improvement is moving to Penrith and if location means anything, it is making its intentions clear. Masters will be located right in the...

Future of Masters site on Mulgoa Road becomes clearer

The former Masters site on Mulgoa Road is to be turned into a homewares and electrical needs retail centre and is set to open...

Federal funds for BEC

Small business operators in Penrith will be able to access low cost business coaching and mentoring services through the Penrith Business Enterprise Centre...

End of an era as video stores face the axe

“It’s a Civic Video night tonight” – the residents of South Penrith will be singing that famous jingle no longer after the Southlands franchise...