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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 JB Hi-Fi restored some investor confidence yesterday, pipping the first-half earnings guidance it gave the market just before Christmas in a shock downgrade that sent its shares tumbling.
Colin Kruger Post-Christmas sales brought more grief for JB Hi-Fi, but the retailer's outlook is brighter, boosting shares.
Colin Kruger While discretionary retailers like David Jones and Myer have been hit for six over the past year as customers continue to be very discrete with their retail spending, supermarkets like Coles and...
Colin Kruger Australian brewer and milk processor Lion confirmed it has experienced some respite.
Colin Kruger Crown's Macau joint venture has increased earnings 550 per cent to $US107.5 million.
Colin Kruger Billionaire James Packer may have missed out on the resources boom, but he's found a gold mine in China's exclusive gambling enclave of Macau.
Colin Kruger The wagering and gaming company lifted its first-half underlying profit by 14.1 per cent.
Colin Kruger Tabcorp chief David Attenborough, says 'don't expect tote pools to disappear'.
Colin Kruger Tabcorp says its traditional wagering business will continue to decline, but its sheer size means the tote business will still be dominant.
Colin Kruger Wagering and gaming firm Tabcorp Holdings has lifted its first half underlying profit by 14.1 per cent and expects a similar performance for the remainder of the year.
Colin Kruger The Spotless board has allowed Pacific Equity Partners to conduct 'non-exclusive due diligence'.
Colin Kruger Spotless will open its books to suitor Pacific Equity Partners after some of its biggest shareholders threatened to oust the board for blocking a $711.5 million offer.
Colin Kruger Coles issues sales results for the December quarter confirming it continues to close the gap on Woolworths.
Colin Kruger COLES signalled yesterday there is no end in sight for the supermarket price wars it kicked off a year ago as sales results for the December quarter confirmed it continued to close the gap on larger...
Colin Kruger COLES did little yesterday to change the perception it is gaining on its larger rival Woolworths - except in the liquor business that is.
Colin Kruger Coles did little today to change the perception it is gaining on its larger rival Woolworths - except when it come to selling booze.
Colin Kruger Wesfarmers subsidiary Coles continued to close the gap on its rival Woolworths during the December quarter as it gets the upper hand in a price war.
Colin Kruger Cole's sales results are expected to confirm it has outperformed rival Woolworths.
Colin Kruger Crown and Tabcorp spinoff Echo Entertainment could increase revenue by billions.
Colin Kruger THE release of Coles's sales results for the December quarter today is expected to confirm that its grocery business has outperformed rival Woolworths on a same store basis for a 10th consecutive...