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Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth Knight comments on companies, markets and the economy.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 18:  Premier Investments CEO Mark McInnes (L) and Chair Solomon Lew are seen delivering the ...

Why Solly Lew would make a Myer play

Billionaire retailer Solomon Lew has a plan for department store group Myer but it's one that is not likely to involve making a takeover bid anytime soon - he just needs a stake to ensure someone else can't buy the company.

Atlassian's Mike Cannon-Brookes said the need to understand, adapt and be part of the new economy was critical.

Silence on ideas boom 'is sad'

Policymakers should stop sticking their heads in the sand and ignore the fact that "there are going to be a massive amount of jobs destroyed" from the digital revolution, says Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder of Australia's most successful tech company, Atlassian.