Could the pandemic spell the end of the shopping centre?
The question is: will either of our big department stores succumb to woeful conditions? And if so, who goes first?
And so DJs has been sold to the highest bidder -- a South African company. What does shareholder Solomon Lew do next?
Solomon Lew is no stranger to the revenge business -- and he usually ends up getting what he wants.
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.
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?
David Jones is outperforming Myer by a wide margin -- but the entire sector is feeling the pinch. Would a merger really help?
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.
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.