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Labor panders to dairy farmers with ‘harebrained’ milk proposal

Labor panders to dairy farmers with ‘harebrained’ milk proposal

Labor's proposal for a floor price for milk reflects an inability to see that agriculture is an industry like any other.

Will Coles and Myer ever hook up again?

Will Coles and Myer ever hook up again?

Once up on a time Coles-Myer was Australia’s largest corporation — what would happen if they gave it another shot?

Business bites: retail not so bad … a boomlet to be had … Metcash mad …

Business bites: retail not so bad … a boomlet to be had … Metcash mad …

Are the retail figures really so dire for the economy? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Supermarket bullies and private labels (and why it’s so hard to find ice cream)

Supermarket bullies and private labels (and why it’s so hard to find ice cream)

Woolies reckons Aldi rips off name-brand products. But it should look at its own shelves first. Crikey's business editor reports on a new code of conduct that could shake up the supermarkets.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Mapping democracy at Macca's ... Labor rumbles in Qld ... help Crikey name the royal baby ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

NZ subs getting the headlines wrong? ... journos brace for more redundos ... fashion must-have for political wannabes this winter ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Labor struggling in Qld? ... Quigley misses out on NBN in new flat ... are Lifeline counsellors trained less? ...

Crikey Clarifier: why you’ll see stars on food labels

Crikey Clarifier: why you’ll see stars on food labels

The Health Minister has approved a new five-star rating system to delineate the nutritional value of food. Crikey intern Joanna Robin chews over the new scheme.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Which ABC radio figure whistled, yelled "down girl"? ... Twiggy helicopters in for lunch ... Sydney ferry antics ...

The Power Index: biz directors, Bob Every at #7

The Power Index: biz directors, Bob Every at #7

Bob Every is responsible for a lot of jobs as chairman of retail giant Wesfarmers and building products manufacturer Boral. But the corporate veteran who helps steer the country's biggest retailers -- and dolls out big salaries to its bosses -- would rather talk about his charity work.