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Colin Kruger is a business reporter focused on the retail and gambling industries. He joined the Sydney Morning Herald in 1999 as its technology editor. Other roles have included the Herald's deputy business editor and online business editor.
Colin Kruger The great thing about appointing an insider to the top job is that the candidate does not have to waste a second wondering where to find assets which are surplus to requirements.
Colin Kruger Forget the footy and SCG, Tony Abbott's favourite adviser Tony ‘‘Colonel Kilgore’’ Shepherd loves nothing better than a bit of tar to get his blood pumping in the morning.
Colin Kruger Its IPO date might be slipping off into the future, but Mega Ltd - the cloud storage provider masterminded by cyber renegade Kim Dotcom - is having no trouble with publicity.
Colin Kruger The smart money might finally get its reward at the company which claims it is "leading the science of brain fitness" – Brain Resource.
Colin Kruger The fairytale that was Nathan Tinkler’s business comeback strategy has been stripped of all credibility after retail billionaire Gerry Harvey announced on Thursday that he will take control of...
Colin Kruger ANZ boss Mike Smith Strikes CBD as the kind of guy who thinks an ice bucket is for champagne only.
Colin Kruger When you're as well-credentialled as Tony Abbott's close adviser Tony Shepherd the hard bit is often deciding what career baubles don't make the highlights reel.
Colin Kruger Scenes from the city, 3pm on a Friday afternoon. A gentleman with an incredibly strong resemblance to Macquarie Group boss Nic Moore was at a Rebel Sports counter - a stone’s throw from...
Colin Kruger Maybe we should all have paid more attention when Bank of Queensland boss Stuart Grimshaw offloaded around $200,000 worth of the bank’s stock last month.
Colin Kruger Treasury Wine boss Michael Clarke might be tempted to argue that the latest bid for the wine maker does not need cellaring.
Colin Kruger After years of legal battle - which involved fronting the courts with some delicate war wounds - "Big Jim" Byrnes✓ has finally collected on one of his most combative litigation funding deals.
Colin Kruger While National Australia Bank's new chief executive, Andrew Thorburn, spent his first day in the top job pruning the upper branches of his executive tree his predecessor Cameron Clyne was settling...
Colin Kruger And you thought there was no love lost between the unions and Qantas. Check out the brawl between the airline-related unions as the flight attendants and engineers union bosses duke it out.
Colin Kruger On Tuesday, the Supreme Court overturned a corrupt conduct finding against Rams Home Loans founder John Kinghorn after he hid the involvement of Eddie Obeid and his family in an incredibly lucrative...
Colin Kruger Australia's grain industry could elevate the country to the strength of the Roman Empire, as food producers look to cash in on a fast growing middle-class in Asia.
Colin Kruger Who spiked the water cooler at Colonial First State Retail Trust HQ? The usually staid bunch are going all out to make sure the launch of Melbourne’s Emporium shopping centre will be one to be...
Colin Kruger Just a week after Newcastle Jets announced their new naming rights sponsor – Nathan Tinkler's sand mine business, Castle Quarry Products (CQP) – receivers have been appointed by...
Colin Kruger Rupert Murdoch may be thinking big, but he has not forgotten the print side of the business.
Colin Kruger It may not have been the big pay day he was hoping for but Tom Waterhouse has pocketed $40 million for being the most annoying man on TV with the aggressive promotion of his self-named sports betting...
Colin Kruger 21st Century Fox has been plotting a merger with fellow goliath of electronic media, Time Warner.