Colin Kruger

Colin Kruger

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.

A flight too far? Airline chiefs bail on Virgin Australia AGM

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Colin Kruger Being the head of an airline does little to ease the travel tyranny that bedevils modern CEOs. So should we be surprised about speculation that certain members of the "galacticos" board at Virgin...

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Move over Movember, billionaire Andrew Twiggy Forrest has a new cause No Cash November

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Colin Kruger If you're a bit over Movember, billionaire philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest✓ has a new, and much easier, cause for you to support this month.

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Who needs Jennifer Lopez with Sol Trujillo on the program?

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Colin Kruger It is believed Sol Trujillo was the main attraction at an event in Washington DC last week, announcing the 101 most influential Latinos in the US.

Impulse Airlines founder Gerry McGowan finds it's not easy being green

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Colin Kruger Impulse Airlines founder Gerry McGowan has been grounded by his latest venture, renewable energy group CBD Energy.

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The cup still runneth over for World Cup winning All Black captain David Kirk

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Colin Kruger David Kirk’s reign as the only World Cup winning All Black captain may have ended but he still knows what it takes to get his hands on the silverware.

Child care not as easy as ABC

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Colin Kruger Getting Think Childcare to the IPO starting blocks has not been as easy as ABC it seems.

Off-field and on-field ACCC's Rod Sims has the edge on Wesfarmers' Richard Goyder

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Colin Kruger Work-life balance is important especially if you're a busy boy like the ACCC’s top dog, Rod Sims.

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Alan Bond's comeback will take an unexpected turn at the Bull & Bear this weekend

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Colin Kruger It can’t be a good indicator for the financial markets that the stockbroker haunt, Bull & Bear, is losing its Hide.

Strippers are not on the shopping list for Woolies boss Grant O'Brien

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Colin Kruger There are some things Woolies boss, Grant O'Brien✓, is not willing to do for his pokie and grocery empire it seems.

Not much money in this property play for temporary Realestate.com.au boss Peter Tonagh

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Colin Kruger News Corp-controlled Realestate.com.au may be a corporate success story but you wouldn’t know it from the pay packets on offer.

A night at the opera, without the opera or drama for Arthur Sinodinos

Colin Kruger The Annual Opera Ball dispensed with non-core entertainment like, you know, opera for what is its biggest annual fund raiser Saturday night.

Former Bank of Queensland boss Stuart Grimshaw faces big hurdles before pawn delivers its $80m pay day

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Colin Kruger He may not have been delivering the news, but former Bank of Queensland boss turned pawn star Stuart Grimshaw✓ would surely be basking in the glow of the bank's record earnings announcement on...

ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft can blame his latest travel weary appointment on Rio

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Colin Kruger CBD had to rely on the Borneo Post to inform us that ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft has been reappointed as chairman of the IOSCO at its mini Mardi Gras this month in Rio.

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Senator John Williams gives Macquarie opportunity to peruse Seinfeld-inspired Penske file

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Colin Kruger And CBD thought there was no more comic material that could be mined from the Seinfeld-inspired cheat sheet for Macquarie financial planners: the Penske File.

Corporate raider Sir Ron ‘Lionheart’ Brierley stung by $200,000 acquisition of rare stamps

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Colin Kruger A sixty year love affair with philately has stung Corporate raider, Sir Ronald ‘‘Lionheart’’ Brierley.

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Corporate raider Sir Ronald Brierley stung by $200,000 rare stamps acquisition

A catalogue for the stamps due to be sold described Sir Ron as 'a collector of rare distinction'.

Colin Kruger A sixty year love affair with philately has stung Corporate raider, Sir Ronald ‘‘Lionheart’’ Brierley.

Help is always at hand for Telstra chief executive David Thodey

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Colin Kruger The problem with being a tech guru like Telstra chief David Thodey is that - even with a CV that includes tech giant IBM - it is so damn hard to stay on top of all the gizmos without a legion of...

Arrium's incoming chairman Jerry Maycock among those burnt by company's dilutive capital-raising

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Colin Kruger You can't accuse Arrium of having any problem with its directors' share trading policy.

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Rupert Murdoch still wimping out on Scottish vote despite strong nay signals

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Colin Kruger It isn't often we get to accuse Rupert Murdoch of being a fence sitter but the Scottish independence vote still has him all skittish despite strong signs that the tide turned in favour of the no...

ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft doesn't have to cross oceans for his latest global deeds

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Colin Kruger Shame on all of those who thought Greg Medcraft's overseas trips to attend IOSCO meetings was just a corporate jolly.