James ThomsonDec 19, 2012
Who deserves the title of best CEO? Which business has had the best comeback this year? Which was the business world's biggest failure? The 2012 Crikeys continue ...
James ThomsonDec 18, 2012
Billabong executive Paul Naude is set to lodge a firm bid for the company. But will investors take the money and run? Or will Gordon Merchant again hold out for more?
James ThomsonDec 17, 20121 Comment
Nathan Tinkler's empire is disappearing fast, but the sale of his best horse -- the aptly named All Too Hard -- will particularly sting. His meteoric rise is landing with a thud.
James ThomsonDec 11, 201215 Comments
The "no sitting" rule at a major WA gas project suggests our national productivity drive is seriously off track. Governments should be investing in helping business do better.
James ThomsonDec 10, 20128 Comments
Gina Rinehart’s new self-published book offers some unique insights into the mining billionaire. What if she decided to spend more of her fortune on political activism?
James ThomsonDec 4, 2012
Whatever your view on applying GST to online purchases, Canberra supports it. Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury is trying to walk both sides of the street.
James ThomsonDec 3, 201212 Comments
The government will need more cuts to protect its slim surplus, but is it really what the economy needs? The fetishism around returning to surplus is spooking business.
James ThomsonNov 26, 20122 Comments
Gerry Harvey’s apparent involvement in a plot to fix Qantas is another example of a billionaire trying to fix an iconic company. These people just can't help themselves.
James ThomsonNov 20, 20125 Comments
Australia’s big retailers are trying to jump on the Click Frenzy bandwagon, while Target is still fighting to make a profit online. The numbers for many simply don't add up.