Eli Greenblat

Eli Greenblat

Eli Greenblat is a business reporter covering the retail and beverage sectors.

Beverages

Treasury Wine faces class action over US disclosure

Eli Greenblat Litigation funders are preparing a class action against Treasury Wine Estates, claiming ‘‘deceptive and misleading conduct’’ over disclosures around its troubled US business.

Beverages

Austerity in China hurts luxury brands

Eli Greenblat Pernod Ricard is the latest beverages group to warn that consumer demand for premium brands in China is being punctured by the clampdown on banquet spending.

Retail

Dick Smith Moving to a new beat

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Eli Greenblat Dick Smith believes the local market could support as many as 30 of its Move concept stores.

Retail

Paul Zahra leaves DJs at the crossroads

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Eli Greenblat The challenges of the online world loom large for the new CEO.

Wine

China's austerity drive takes toll on Treasury

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In a picture taken on May 26, 2012, a man tastes wine during an auction in Hong Kong. Some of the world's top wine producers will attend Asia's biggest wine fair in Hong Kong this week, eyeing new consumers in the booming but still relatively untapped Chinese market. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey

Eli Greenblat World's largest pure-play winemaker, warns that consumer demand for wine in China has softened.

Retail

M&S executive to help revitalise Target

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Eli Greenblat Target moves to bolster management ranks with poaching of Marks & Spencer executive.

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Beverages

China's appetite for wine lower, says Treasury

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Eli Greenblat Treasury Wine Estates, the world's largest pure-play winemaker, has warned that consumer demand for wine in China has softened as a result of the March leadership change and a recent austerity drive...

Retail

Target poaches British clothing executive

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Eli Greenblat The recently appointed chief executive of Target, Stuart Machin, has moved to bolster the struggling merchandise retailer’s senior management ranks, poaching British department store icon Marks &...

Retail

Rip Curl defies surfwear wipeout

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Eli Greenblat Global surfwear label rides wave of improving retail trading conditions from America to Indonesia as well as benefits from a restructure in 2012 to swing back to profitability.

Retail

Search to replace CEO could disrupt strategy

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Eli Greenblat David Jones will be without a settled chief in the lead up to the key Christmas trading period.

Retail

Paul Zahra's exit spooks DJs investors

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Eli Greenblat The search for a new chief executive to lead upmarket department store David Jones would likely disrupt the retailer's progress to transform into a successful omni-channel business and comes just as...

Retail

Retail boost pushes Rip Curl into the black

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Eli Greenblat Global surfwear label Rip Curl has ridden a wave of improving trading conditions across its key markets.

Investments

Wentworth cautioned on Thorney deal

Eli Greenblat Billionaire Alex Waislitz has gathered around his new publicly listed activist fund a coterie of directors.

Retail

'Burnt out', David Jones chief quits

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Eli Greenblat Upmarket department store David Jones is searching for its third chief executive in as many years after Paul Zahra caught investors by surprise, announcing his desire to step down.

Retail

Paul Zahra quits as David Jones chief

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Eli Greenblat, Rachel Wells Paul Zahra explains his shock decision to step down as David Jones chief, saying he is ''simply tired" after leading the company through tough market conditions.

Regulation

Coles boss criticises red tape

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Eli Greenblat Coles chief Ian McLeod has criticised the red tape he says is strangling business.

Coles boss on warpath over red tape

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Eli Greenblat Coles boss Ian McLeod has slammed the mountains of red tape strangling business and has called for the Productivity Commission to inquire into the impediments to growth and job creation.

Wine

Treasury looks to pepper-up US offering

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Eli Greenblat Treasury Wine Estates will ship 10,000 cases of Pepperjack to the US as it chases a greater slice of the premium wine category in the crucial offshore market.

Wine

Pepperjack launches US offensive

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Eli Greenblat Treasury Wine Estates chases a greater slice of the premium wine category in the crucial offshore market.

Takeovers

Bega's $370m bid 'inferior', says WCB

Cows in front of Warrnambool Butter & Cheese.

Eli Greenblat Warrnambool Cheese & Butter Factory increases campaign for shareholders to reject takeover bid from Bega Cheese.