Eli Greenblat

Eli Greenblat

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

Specialty Group posts an unfashionable loss

Eli Greenblat Second-half loss blamed on labour costs, inflationary pressure and rising rents.

Treasury aligns its star brands

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Eli Greenblat Restructure of top labels to emulate other international beverage companies.

Billabong shares battered by global market headwinds

Billabong

Eli Greenblat BILLABONG shares were crunched 25 per cent when its full-year profit landed at the bottom end of guidance, with heavy selling of its stock further fuelled by the surfwear company scrapping its 2012...

Super Retail keeps motoring along as sales hit $1b to beat the gloom

Eli Greenblat SUPER RETAIL Group has defied the gloom and doom of the discretionary retail sector to push through $1 billion in annual sales for the first time in the company's 40-year history.

Billabong wipes out guidance

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Eli Greenblat Shares crunched more than 25 per cent yesterday after poor full-year profit.

Coal and Coles kick goals for Wesfarmers

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Eli Greenblat Wesfarmers' thriving coal operations have stolen the spotlight from its usual star attraction, its turnaround of Coles.

Foster's says takeover bid is not the full bottle

Eli Greenblat FOSTER'S shareholders might have to wait until November for a detailed explanation why their directors believe SABMiller's $11 billion bid greatly undervalues the company.

Foster's digs in on rejection of SABMiller bid

A six pack of Fosters beer.

Eli Greenblat Foster's shareholders may have to wait until November for a detailed explanation of why their directors believe SABMiller's $11 billion takeover offer greatly undervalues the company.

Coal, not Coles, the new star

Eli Greenblat WESFARMERS'S thriving coal operations have stolen the spotlight from the conglomerate's usual star attraction, its successful turnaround of Coles, with buoyant commodity prices propelling the...

Foster's bid: SABMiller goes hostile

Eli Greenblat THE global brewer SABMiller has shoved aside the Foster's board and appealed directly to shareholders to accept its $11 billion bid for the iconic beer group after declaring its takeover offer...

Foster's bid turns hostile

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Eli Greenblat Global brewer SABMiller has shoved aside the Foster's board to appeal directly to shareholders to accept bid.

Asahi ready to drink to $1.3b Liquor takeover

Eli Greenblat THE Japanese brewer Asahi is tipped to have won the right to buy the Australasian alcoholic beverage group Independent Liquor with a knockout bid of $1.3 billion.

Woolies appoints new head of supermarkets

Eli Greenblat Woolworths has appointed Tjeerd Jegen as its new director of Australian supermarkets and petrol after the former boss of the flagship supermarkets division, Greg Foran, resigned when he was passed...

Lobbyists accuse Australia Post of helping online trade

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Eli Greenblat THE nation's biggest retail lobby group has launched a scathing attack on Australia Post for what it sees as its assistance to the growth of offshore online retailers at the expense of local shops...

Blip becomes trend as DJ dives

Eli Greenblat DAVID JONES has its back to the wall as it fights across several fronts including skittish global sharemarkets, record savings rates and plummeting consumer confidence.

Nick Scali tips new stores to preserve profits

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Eli Greenblat FURNITURE retailer Nick Scali says it has protected its margins from cut-throat competition and is confident an aggressive roll-out of its flagship stores and the launch of a lower-end offering will...

More pain in store for DJs

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Eli Greenblat David Jones has its back against the wall as it fights across a number of fronts, including skittish global sharemarkets, record high savings rates and falling consumer confidence.

David Jones dives as market mayhem takes its toll

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Eli Greenblat New David Jones boss Paul Zahra says the wild swings on financial markets are hurting his company's upmarket business.

Coke shrugs off almost zero growth

Coke

Eli Greenblat COCA-COLA AMATIL has highlighted its defensive nature in the face of spiralling consumer confidence to pump out a 5.

Bubbling along after setbacks

Coca cola.

Eli Greenblat Coca-Cola Amatil has highlighted its defensive nature in the face of global market upheavals and sagging consumer confidence to pump out a 5.