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Mark Hawthorne is Senior Editor at The Age. Previously he was National Business Editor of Fairfax Metro Media.
Mark Hawthorne Car maker Toyota has confirmed it will cease Australian manufacturing in 2017.
James Massola, Mark Hawthorne Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane says the 2500 manufacturing workers at Australia's last car maker must accept cuts to their pay and ''archaic'' conditions or face Toyota's probable exit from...
Mark Hawthorne It was the brew Singo built - but the Bluetongue beer brand John Singleton marketed across the country so successfully has been killed off by global brewer SABMiller.
Mark Hawthorne It was the brew that Singo built, but the Bluetongue beer brand that John Singleton so successfully marketed across the country has been killed off by global giant SABMiller.
Eli Greenblat and Mark Hawthorne Megan Foster has stepped down as the boss of Myer-owned fashion chain sass & bide after less than four months in the role, returning to the department store fold to run its freestanding stores.
Mark Hawthorne The story of Holden and its demise needs to be viewed through a global lens if it's to be fully understood.
Mark Kenny, Mark Hawthorne Thousands of Holden workers are expecting to find out their fate on Tuesday morning, many weeks after their US head office in Detroit decided to cut them adrift.
Mark Hawthorne, Jared Lynch Two of the country's biggest private poultry farmers are embroiled in a bitter fight for control.
Mark Hawthorne Linda Evangelista famously said she wouldn't get out of bed for less that $10,000 a day.
Mark Hawthorne There have been many business figures around the place with secret passions outside of work.
Jared Lynch and Mark Hawthorne Sydney's audacious $10 million bid to land Hawthorn superstar Lance Franklin has put the spotlight on the cost of living allowance. Is Sydney really that much more expensive?
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.
Mark Hawthorne Myer is shaking up its management team ahead of next year's hunt to find a replacement for Bernie Brookes.
Mark Hawthorne Myer is shaking up its management team, with Megan Foster appointed chief of part-owned fashion label sass & bide.
Mark Hawthorne and Peter Ker Underground development at Oyu Tolgoi will be delayed as Rio awaits financing approval.
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.
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.
Mark Hawthorne Jamie McIntyre says he’s started his own political party to ‘‘keep both Labor and Liberal Parties honest’’.
Mark Hawthorne and Ruth Williams The ACCC is investigating an alleged proposal by James Packer to keep Crown out of Brisbane.
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,...