Helen Razer March 8, 2016 8 Comments
Our foremothers who marched in 1907 would probably not be overwhelmed by the feminist progress of ANZ, David Jones and Unilever.
Paddy Manning July 14, 2014
And so DJs has been sold to the highest bidder -- a South African company. What does shareholder Solomon Lew do next?
Paddy Manning July 2, 2014 2 Comments
Solomon Lew is no stranger to the revenge business -- and he usually ends up getting what he wants.
Crikey May 7, 2014 4 Comments
Department stores are a relic of a lost age, and the explosion of online retail and the excitement around stores like H&M prove it. It's time to get with the times, writes business director and commentator John Addis.
Paddy Manning April 9, 2014 1 Comment
David Jones has pulled a massive rabbit from its hat: a $2.15 billion takeover offer from South African retail group Woolworths. If shareholders back the board, what now for ailing Myer?
Paddy Manning March 20, 2014
David Jones is outperforming Myer by a wide margin -- but the entire sector is feeling the pinch. Would a merger really help?
Paddy Manning March 14, 2014 2 Comments
Plenty is being said about David Jones chief Paul Zahra and the boardroom machinations that led to the resignations of several directors. Problem is, most of it is rubbish.
Crikey March 3, 2014 7 Comments
Being a corporate watchdog is only part of ASIC's remit. The other task is to raise money for the federal government -- as John Addis argues, these two demands are often at odds with each other.
Myriam Robin February 12, 2014 1 Comment
On a day with plenty of news, David Jones announced an ugly board shake-up. Does burying bad news still work? The country's top spinners had differing opinions speaking to Crikey.
Paddy Manning February 5, 2014 4 Comments
Would a Myer-David Jones merger rescue the ailing department store giants, or is their model too antiquated to be saved?