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Industry Insights 2019

In this 2019 edition of ‘Industry Insights’ the Australian Hardware Journal conducted exclusive interviews with industry leaders, revealing their thoughts on the year that was and positive predictions for the year ahead.

From tools to TVs… The rise of diversification

As traditional power and hand tool companies compete for business, many are achieving their goals by entering new markets. From vacuum cleaners and mowers to TVs and lighting, new product categories are emerging to supplement conventional tool sales. John Power reports.

Trade focus: Challenges and opportunities in the Top End

Following completion of the construction phase of the multi-million-dollar Ichthys LNG project by Japanese company Inpex, now considered one of the most significant oil and gas projects globally, Darwin is now dealing with an economic downturn. New opportunities are currently being sought to avoid a potential boom and bust scenario. Hartley Henderson reports.