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Mark Hawthorne

Mark Hawthorne is Senior Editor at The Age. Previously he was National Business Editor of Fairfax Metro Media.

Retail

Myer quick to deflect blame after poor results

Mark Hawthorne and Eli Greenblat Myer boss Bernie Brookes has blamed Australia's high wages, rents, taxes and utility costs for the department store's tough year.

Retail

Shake-up for senior Myer management

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Mark Hawthorne Myer is shaking up its management team ahead of next year's hunt to find a replacement for Bernie Brookes.

Retail

Myer shakes up top management

Megan Foster

Mark Hawthorne Myer is shaking up its management team, with Megan Foster appointed chief of part-owned fashion label sass & bide.

Resources

Another hitch for Rio's Mongolian mine

Oyu Tolgoi

Mark Hawthorne and Peter Ker Underground development at Oyu Tolgoi will be delayed as Rio awaits financing approval.

Social media

New England candidate Jamie McIntyre mum on buying Twitter followers

Mark Hawthorne Get-rich-quick spruiker turned politician Jamie McIntyre claims his social media team culled more than 900,000 fake followers from his Twitter account.

Gaming

Echo stands by Packer claims on Brisbane deal

James Packer

Mark Hawthorne, Ruth Williams John O'Neill has called on James Packer and Mark Arbib to give their account of a secret meeting on board Mr Packer's boat.

Social media

Political hopeful Jamie McIntyre allegedly faking Twitter numbers

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Mark Hawthorne Jamie McIntyre says he’s started his own political party to ‘‘keep both Labor and Liberal Parties honest’’.

Gambling

ACCC probe into Packer for casino 'secret deal'

James Packer.

Mark Hawthorne and Ruth Williams The ACCC is investigating an alleged proposal by James Packer to keep Crown out of Brisbane.

Gambling

ACCC on scent of Packer's 'secret deal'

James Packer

Mark Hawthorne, Ruth Williams The competition regulator is investigating an alleged secret proposal by James Packer to keep his Crown casino empire out of Brisbane if the executives of Echo Entertainment, owner of the Star,...

Eviction

Stellar Securities locked out by landlord

Stellar Securities staff have been locked out of the company’s Perth office.

Mark Hawthorne, Madeleine Heffernan Small Perth stockbroking outfit Stellar Securities has been locked out of its Perth offices after failing to pay its rent.

Media

Murdoch aware of police payments from day one

News Corp Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch

Mark Hawthorne Media mogul Rupert Murdoch admitted that his journalists paid British police for news tips ‘‘from the day I first bought the News of the World’’.

Whitehaven hoaxer faces 10 years jail over fake email

Mark Hawthorne, Benjamin Preiss The anti-coal campaigner who temporarily wiped more than $314 million off the value of Whitehaven Coal with a hoax email has been charged after an investigation by the corporate regulator.

Regulation

Whitehaven hoaxer faces jail term after ASIC probe

Johnathan Moylan.

Mark Hawthorne and Benjamin Preiss Anti-coal campaigner who wiped $314 million off Whitehaven Coal has been charged by ASIC.

Charge laid after Whitehaven hoax email

Jonathan Moylan

Mark Hawthorne and Benjamin Preiss The anti-coal campaigner who temporarily wiped more than $314 million off the value of Whitehaven Coal with a hoax email has been charged after an investigation by the corporate regulator.

Offshoring

ANZ to cull 70 at call centre

Call centre

Clancy Yeates and Mark Hawthorne ANZ has become the latest big Australian company to send more jobs overseas, replacing 70 call-centre jobs with positions in New Zealand as part of attempts to bolster profit through cost-cutting.

Union fails to meet expectations

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 29:  (EXCLUSIVE - MINIMUM RATES APPLY. PER IMAGE:- NEWSPAPERS AUD500 INSIDE, AUD1000 COVER, MAGAZINES AUD2500 INSIDE UPTO 1/2 PAGE, AUD5000 OVER 1/2 PAGE, AUD2500 COVER, WEBSITES AUD100 PER PIC, BROADCAST AUD500, OR LOCAL CURRENCY EQUIVALENT) Bride Brynne Gordon and groom Geoffrey Edelsten pose for a photograph during the performance by Urban Cirque at the wedding of Geoffrey Edelsten and Brynne Gordon at Crown Palladium on November 29, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Great Expectations Foundation Ltd/Getty Images)

Chris Vedelago, Mark Hawthorne It was the wedding of the year and the star-studded guest list proved it.

Charities left at the altar after Edelsten wedding

Chris Vedelago Mark Hawthorne It was billed as the ultimate wedding with a conscience.

Cricket Australia, Nine set for courtroom showdown

Cricket Australia.

Mark Hawthorne, Colin Kruger and Chris Vedelago A May 31 courtroom showdown looms between Cricket Australia and the Nine Network over the rights to broadcast the sport on free-to-air television.

Cricket

Domestic dispute puts CA and Nine on brink of split

James Packer and Michael Clarke.

Mark Hawthorne, Chris Vedelago The 36-year relationship between Australian cricket and Nine is in danger of splitting after the sport's ruling body launched legal action against the network.

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Cricket and Nine on brink of split

Channel 9 potential split with Cricket Australia

Mark Hawthorne, Chris Vedelago The 36-year relationship between Australian cricket and the Nine Network is in danger of splitting after the sport's ruling body launched legal action against the station.