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Elizabeth Knight The prodigal son, Lachlan Murdoch, was in Sydney when the first major plank in his father Rupert's succession plan was revealed.
Elizabeth Knight Whether to stack or bundle - that is the question being pondered in the Federal Court.
Elizabeth Knight Myer boss Bernie Brookes says he expects that Myer and David Jones' investment bank advisors will begin talks in the coming week.
Elizabeth Knight The last thing the banks want is a public relations war on financial services advice.
Elizabeth Knight Macquarie is one of those stocks that traders love because the share price is so volatile.
Elizabeth Knight The stronger the financial performance of David Jones, the less likely that a merger with Myer will proceed.
Elizabeth Knight The David Jones half year result was probably chief executive Paul Zahra's biggest test
Elizabeth Knight Mention the word Alibaba and most Australians will chime in with '40 thieves' or 'open sesame'.
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Elizabeth Knight Ex-chairman Peter Mason's scheme to save himself faltered as he sought help from the CEO he had abandoned.
Elizabeth Knight Westpac consumer sentiment reading shows pessimists now outweigh optimists.
Eli Greenblat and Elizabeth Knight New chairman Gordon Cairns wants department store's CEO to take back resignation.
Elizabeth Knight Nine Entertainment boss David Gyngell is the loudest lobbyist in the government's ear.
Eli Greenblat and Elizabeth Knight Upmarket retailer David Jones has named former Westpac director Gordon Cairns as its new chairman as the retailer tries to rebuild its board after the resignation of its former chairman and two...
Elizabeth Knight Franklin Resources and Capital Group have clearly taken different views on airline's prospects.
Elizabeth Knight The question being pondered at the big end of town this week is whether AMP chairman Peter Mason's decision to quit was his own or whether it was forced on him.
Elizabeth Knight In the same breath that Coca-Cola Amatil's boss Terry Davis revealed he had sought a financial grant from the federal and Victorian governments to rescue its ailing subsidiary SPC Ardmona, he said...
Elizabeth Knight John Redmond's exit after only a year as Echo CEO another piece of bad news for company that has become infamous for severity and frequency of its controversies and disasters.
Elizabeth Knight There are some crude analogies to be drawn between Australia's car manufacturing industry and the upmarket department store chains.
Eric Johnston, Elizabeth Knight David Jones will push ahead with its search for a replacement for chief executive Paul Zahra over the coming months, as the upmarket retailer has said it is up to Myer to return with an improved...