October 13, 2017
LGBTI media award cancelled ... Australian Christian Lobby loses legal battle .... Myer turns Scrooge? ....
December 9, 2015
Allan Moss has been appointed to the RBA board, and Glenn Dyer has some questions for him about Dick Smith.
November 9, 2015 6
Thank goodness someone has been brave enough to defend the Emirates Melbourne Cup, that proletariat working-man's festival brought to you by Myer and Tom Waterhouse. Crikey's resident bigwig, Sir Herbert Stunkram thanks Guy Rundle for his contribution to the cause.
March 31, 2015 1
The Australian Shareholders' Association recommends someone be on a board for three to four years before nailing the top spot, but here are some chairs who got their feet under the desk quick smart.
March 19, 2015
Everyone rejoice! It looks like the Fed is not about to raise interest rates. Plus other business tidbits of the day.
March 5, 2015
Australia's GDP looks set to slow. And other business tidbits of the day.
March 4, 2015
Newly minted Social Services Minister Scott Morrison left Immigration a total mess. And other business tidbits of the day.
March 3, 2015 1
After nine years of service, Myer's CEO is finally stepping down. And other business tidbits of the day.
March 2, 2015 1
China's economy continues the slow march. And other business tidbits of the day.
October 8, 2014 6
Myer has been on a long, slow journey to fashion irrelevance. A former Myer executive says it can be saved -- but current boss Bernie Brookes is probably not the man for the job.
June 27, 2014 3
Myer hired a highly paid executive on the recommendation of a recruitment firm, then quickly fired him when his CV turned out not to be all it had seemed. What do recruiters do, anyway?
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.
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 6, 2013
Myer MIA in racing fashion furore ... parli figure refused pub service? ... Abbott govt staffing woes ...
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.
September 13, 2013 4
Myer is moaning about the tough times in retail, but Kmart has managed to do well in tough times. Take note, Bernie Brookes -- the comparison is stark.
May 3, 2013 5
Levies have played a significant role in the Australian economy in recent years, and the Financial Review's reflexive support for Bernie Brookes does its readers no favours.