March 8, 2016 8
Our foremothers who marched in 1907 would probably not be overwhelmed by the feminist progress of ANZ, David Jones and Unilever.
July 14, 2014
And so DJs has been sold to the highest bidder -- a South African company. What does shareholder Solomon Lew do next?
July 2, 2014 2
Solomon Lew is no stranger to the revenge business -- and he usually ends up getting what he wants.
May 7, 2014 4
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.
April 9, 2014 1
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?
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?
March 14, 2014 2
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.
March 3, 2014 7
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.
February 12, 2014 1
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.
February 5, 2014 4
Would a Myer-David Jones merger rescue the ailing department store giants, or is their model too antiquated to be saved?
November 25, 2013 2
Our Sydney reporter brings you a round-up of tidbits from around the world -- ranging from that story about Wendi Deng to some cultural treats from the streets of Sydney.
September 20, 2013 8
Changes in consumer spending are going to go on clobbering the traditional retail business model, regardless of what the Aussie dollar does.
August 20, 2013 11
Retailers' arguments that we should impose the GST on online imported purchases ignore the point that other, more obvious GST fixes will yield far more money. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.
March 28, 2013 2
Scrappy upstart Kogan is among Australia's top 20 online retailers, up against retailing powerhouses like Myer, David Jones, Big W and JB Hi-Fi.
November 27, 2012 2
Peter Mason has the superannuation accounts of thousands in his hands. He's become a kingpin of the financial services industry since the merger of AMP and AXA last year. But Mason, outspoken on issues like Asian experience, faces big challenges on the board of David Jones.
September 20, 2012 5
David Jones CEO Paul Zahra yesterday underlined the squeeze that has been put on Australia’s department stores when he delivered the company’s results for the 2011-12 financial year.
July 3, 2012 5
The withdrawal of a $1.65 billion takeover bid for national retailer, David Jones, has bought to a close one of the most bizarre chapters in the company’s 174-year history.
April 30, 2012 7
Apple is often ignored by retailers and analysts looking to explain the current malaise hitting the electronics retailing sector in Australia.
March 23, 2012 8
Crikey readers have their say.
March 22, 2012 4
David Jones announced a dramatic transformation of the beleaguered retail chain, putting a lot of pressure on its chief executive, Paul Zahra.