Business

From Emu Plains to Facebook HQ

From Emu Plains to California’s high-tech Silicon Valley, Luke Martin is now a driving creative force behind one of the world’s most influential social...

Cranebrook’s last man standing

Talk about taking a stand. Cranebrook-based business Chivers Cakes has refused to be beaten down by big development. Despite the Cranebrook Shopping Village becoming a virtual...

Masters stores set to close

More local jobs are on the line after Woolworths today confirmed it planned to exit its home improvement business, Masters. A search has commenced for...

Upgrades have the WOW factor

Listeners now have the benefit of clearer sound and better reach after long-time Penrith community radio station WOW FM recently conducted a range of...

Dick Smith enters voluntary administration

Electronics giant Dick Smith has been placed into voluntary administration, putting the company's future in doubt. Dick Smith has two stores in Penrith - one...

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...

Can business crawl out of trouble or will it all end in tears?

The future of the My Baby Warehouse store in Penrith is uncertain after it entered voluntary administration late last week. Administrator Cor Cordis was appointed...

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...

End of an era as Fowler family exits Wallacia Post Office

After 107 years and eight months in the Fowler family, the Wallacia Post Office is in new hands. Since John Fowler and his wife, Ethel,...

Falling off the edge: Iconic surf shop to close

Another long-standing Penrith business is to close its doors with surf and ski retail outlet Off the Edge to shut its iconic Station Street...

Veronica’s new car comes at perfect time

After three months and 28,000 competition entries, one lucky woman is now the proud owner of a brand new 2015 Toyota Kluger. On Tuesday, Veronica...

Surround yourself with A+ staff

I am a big believer that hiring the right staff is a very important part of the overall formula for business success. They are...

Recognised for work in siege aftermath

The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place in December last year had a traumatic impact on the hostages, families, police and paramedics involved. The 16...

A new way to train

A new innovative, challenging and systemised business, F45 Training, has arrived in Penrith with the team ready to put locals to the test. Having been...

Taking mental health at work seriously

Running your own business can be hugely rewarding, but for many small business owners having sole responsibility for the company’s success or failure, cash...

More than just work experience

Students from West Wyalong High School in country NSW spent time in Penrith last week, undertaking work experience at various businesses including The Western...

Cupcake discount for local women

Mrs C's Cupcakes will be giving back to the women of Penrith when they take part in Kyle and Jackie O's equal pay day...

Making their Marc on Penrith

It’s already played a role in changing the cafe culture of Penrith, now Henri Marc is ready for its next challenge. After two years of...

Jonny nails it on international stage

One Penrith nail technician has set a high standard, taking out a top nail award against competitors from six countries. Jonny Diep Pham, from Nailicious...

Penrith RSL scoops major award

Penrith RSL has won the 2015 RSL & Services Clubs Spirit of ANZAC Award at the 14th Annual Conference in Canberra. This is the first...