Wine barrels play a surprisingly crucial role in making the world's best spirits.
Elizabeth Knight Despite the press releases and investor presentations, the fact is Coles and Woolworths have, to date, been tinkering at the edges of offering financial services, placing their toes in the water...
Elizabeth Knight Retail companies and their investors that were hoping the sudden sharp fall in consumer confidence in response to the federal budget would be short-lived are now starting to worry.
Elizabeth Knight Australians might admire or envy billionaires, but it's a fair bet that most don't necessarily trust them.
Elizabeth Knight Qantas informs its 767 and 747 pilots that 223 of them will be surplus to requirements.
Elizabeth Knight Qantas has informed its Boeing 767 and 747 pilots that 223 of them will be surplus to requirements by the end of June as part of its 5000 company-wide staff cutting exercise.
Elizabeth Knight It was a matter of time before Vodafone or Optus became fed up with customers going to Telstra.
Elizabeth Knight At last the big end of town can stop talking about why gaming billionaire James Packer and his best friend Nine Entertainment boss David Gyngell partook in a fisticuffs set-to on the pavement at...
Elizabeth Knight Oppressor, bully, intimidator are but a few of the terms being used to describe Frank Lowy.
Elizabeth Knight Businesses understand they need a social media strategy, but in some cases that's as far as their intelligence extends.
Elizabeth Knight Another contest is being waged between two states over which will become the country's casino mecca.
Elizabeth Knight David Thodey would have been expecting accolades when he fronted the media last week.
Elizabeth Knight Qantas' 65 per cent line in the sand on market share seems to have been washed away by the tide of red ink.
Elizabeth Knight Telstra can't sell itself as the largest and the most reliable mobile network forever.
Elizabeth Knight Australia's most important guessing game is how low the price of iron ore could move.
Elizabeth Knight The impact of the federal budget on the retail industry should be binary.
Elizabeth Knight This week possibly hundreds of Qantas pilots will be offered redundancy packages as the airline moves to achieve its goal of reducing staff by 1200 by the end of June and a targeted 5000 cull of...
Elizabeth Knight The flushing out of Coca-Cola's top management ranks looks to be almost complete.
Elizabeth Knight The fallout from the weekend's public punch-up between billionaire James Packer and Nine Entertainment boss David Gyngell has all the hallmarks of a public relations stitch up -- where Packer plays...
Elizabeth Knight The Sydney business community is small, closely knit and James Packer sits at its centre.
Elizabeth Knight The Sydney business community runs on money and power as much as it does on cuff links, clubs and breast-pocket kerchiefs. It's small, closely knit and James Packer sits at its centre.