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.

Old favourites no longer dividend darlings


Gareth Hutchens, Colin Kruger A LIST of the country's 10 most popular stocks shows retail investors face a difficult decision: they can accept lower rates of return from some of their favourite companies or they can look for...

Telstra shares shine amid the gloom


Gareth Hutchens and Colin Kruger A list of Australia's 10 most popular stocks shows retail investors face a difficult decision.

It's all shelf interest in a price war

Both retailers claim to have increased market share over the quarter.

Colin Kruger, Eli Greenblat and Ben Butler Shoppers have seen an extraordinary change on supermarket shelves over the past six months.

Tatts CEO exit third time lucky?

Tatts Group AGM at Moonee Valley Racecourse today  Pictured is  CEO Dick McIlwain addressing the shareholders.

Colin Kruger Tatts began the search for a new CEO following the announcement that Dick McIlwain will retire.

Kathmandu founder on a new adventure

Colin Kruger Jan Cameron has taken operational control of discount chain operator Retail Adventures.

Cameron takes reins of expanding Retail Adventures chain

Colin Kruger THE Kathmandu founder, Jan Cameron, has taken operational control of Retail Adventures, the discount chain business she acquired out of receivership nearly three years ago.

The wind that shakes the barely coping


Colin Kruger David Jones chief executive Paul Zahra claims the store is facing economic 'headwinds'.

McInnes in firing line over DJs' lack of innovation


Colin Kruger Analysts back chief executive Paul Zahra that most of the blame lies with his predecessor.

DJs boss takes surer steps into online future

Paul Zahra

Colin Kruger Moving into the top seat at a major retailer like David Jones was never going to be easy, but Paul Zahra arguably faced a few more challenges than usual when he was thrust into the hot seat less than...

DJs shares the bad news


Colin Kruger, Eli Greenblat David Jones and Kathmandu shares were smashed yesterday as the two retailers unveiled big earnings declines.

Big retailers hammered

David Jones and Myer.

Rachel Wells, Colin Kruger and Eli Greenblat Two more of the nation's leading chains unveil wretched earnings figures that have been blamed in part on the industry's failure to embrace online shopping.

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DJs dives on profit drop


Colin Kruger David Jones shares wipe out most of their 2012 gains after it predicts full-year earnings will sink as much as 40%.

Zahra's job secure

Colin Kruger and Chris Zappone David Jones has doused speculation that the job of chief executive Paul Zahra is in peril.

DJs board backs Zahra despite hit to earnings

Colin Kruger, Chris Zappone DAVID JONES has doused speculation that the job of its chief executive, Paul Zahra, is in peril as he prepares to unveil a 20 per cent drop in earnings today, and provides updates on the future of...

Trading halt for David Jones on credit card concerns

Stars bubble at DJs after party (Thumbnail)

Colin Kruger Retailer enters hiatus as companies react to ASIC's crackdown on continuous disclosure.

Discount retailer set to expand


Colin Kruger When Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron acquired a bundle of discount retail brands from administration, the plan was for immediate expansion, but only now is a restructure being completed.

Rising rents force job cuts at discount stores

Colin Kruger, Scott Rochfort THE challenging retail landscape has caught up with Retail Adventures, the discount shop operator owned by the Kathmandu-founder Jan Cameron.

Rescue on cards for Anzac biscuit maker

Colin Kruger UNIBIC, maker of the enduring Anzac biscuit, could emerge with a new owner as early as today following its collapse last week, which was blamed on rising raw material prices and a squeeze on its...

Coke 'no' to Foster's spirits


Colin Kruger Coca-Cola Amatil has decided against buying Foster's spirits and ready-to-drink business.

Suppliers refer Coles, Woolies to ACCC

Woolworths & Coles

Mark Hawthorne, Colin Kruger SUPPLIERS to Australia's two dominant supermarket chains have complained to the consumer watchdog about ''unconscionable conduct'' by Coles and Woolworths.

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