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.

Ex-Ten owner has doubts on network survival

Laurence Freedman

Colin Kruger The embattled Ten Network now has one of its most successful investors questioning whether there is room in the market for the No. 3 commercial television network.

Ten sets its focus on ratings and revenue, says chairman

Ten

Colin Kruger Ten Network did not offer any earnings guidance in its annual report, released on Tuesday, but the broadcaster said costs were now under control and it was looking to focus on ratings and revenue...

Seven West dodges shareholders' wrath over remuneration

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Colin Kruger THERE was no escaping the recent media industry turmoil even for the owner of Australia's top-rating television network, the Kerry Stokes-controlled Seven West Media.

Seven narrowly avoids first strike

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Colin Kruger There was no escaping the recent media industry turmoil even for the owner of Australia’s top rating television network - the Kerry Stokes-controlled Seven West Media.

Three's a crowd in commercial TV

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Colin Kruger With Nine on the verge of a revival and Seven still leading the ratings there is no question as to which network is in peril, former Ten co-owner says.

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Advisers reject bet limits on Woolies' poker machines

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Colin Kruger A campaign pressuring Woolworths to place bet limits on its poker machines faces a setback.

Newspaper digital sales climb

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Colin Kruger The main newspaper publishers say digital subscriber sales have increased.

Colorado puts its best foot forward in plan for revival

The revival of adventure footwaer brand takes another big step this month with its formal relaunch.

Colin Kruger The revival of adventure footwear brand Colorado takes another big step.

Colorado restructure puts best foot forward

Colin Kruger THE revival of adventure footwear brand Colorado takes another big step this month with the formal relaunch of the business that collapsed last year with the loss of 1000 jobs and all of its branded...

Harvey Norman sales drop

Retailer Harvey Norman's first-quarter earnings have dropped 20 per cent because of double-digit falls in sales.

Colin Kruger Retailer Harvey Norman's first-quarter earnings have dropped due to falls in sales and store closures.

Harvey Norman Q1 profits slip 20 per cent

Colin Kruger Retailer Harvey Norman reported that first quarter earnings dropped 20 per cent on the back of double digit falls in sales revenue and store closures.

Debt load for revamped Nine

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Colin Kruger Nine is expected to emerge with $500 million to $700 million of debt.

Lion leads the way with XXXX Gold

Lion now has Australia's top-selling beer in XXXX Gold.

Colin Kruger According to AC Nielsen data, Lion now has Australia's top-selling beer in XXXX Gold with 12.4 per cent of the market by volume.

Coles, Woolies turn the screw on competitors

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Colin Kruger Australia's supermarket giants have lifted market share, despite renewed competition.

Biggest winner of price wars: supermarkets

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Colin Kruger Neither of Australia’s supermarket giants has lost out from the renewed competition between them.

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Seven stake likely to save Stokes from investors' wrath

Ryan Stokes

Colin Kruger Unhappy investors in the Kerry Stokes-controlled Seven West Media are being offered a range of targets at the annual meeting this month, with a proxy adviser and a shareholder advocate recommending a...

Jobs slashed at discount retail stores

Go-Lo

Colin Kruger Administrators appointed to failed discount chain Retail Adventures say 630 jobs will go.

Hundreds of jobs axed at Retail Adventures

Colin Kruger Two brands of failed discount chain Retail Adventures will be scrapped, along with 630 jobs - but staff can expect a redundancy payout.

Tabcorp bets on itself for the future

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Colin Kruger and Max Mason Tabcorp is pushing for New South Wales to keep its wagering licence exclusive next year.

Packer takes $1b on CMH sale

Consolidated Media shareholders approve the company's sale to News Corp for $1.94 billion.

Colin Kruger and Clancy Yeates Consolidated Media shareholders approve the company's sale to News Corp for $1.94 billion.