Aldi in Australia

Aldi accounts shed some light on Oz ops

The privately held chain Aldi, one of the world's biggest retailers, has released some eagerly awaited detail about its local operations. But an accounting expert questions elements of Aldi's accounts.

It has been 12 months since Fairfax Media exposed systemic wage fraud and the head office cover-up at 7-Eleven. ...

An inconvenient year for 7-Eleven

At the crack of dawn on Tuesday, a tired and emotional 7-Eleven franchisee, Helen Ren, will meet a group of executives to hand back the keys to her store.

Since the diesel scandal broke close to a year ago, Volkswagen dealers have seen their sales slump.

VW strikes $1.6b deal with US dealers

Not that long ago, Volkswagen dealerships were among the hottest properties in car retail. Now they're only worth the land they stand on, and the inventory in their showroom.

Brad Banducci will use the proceeds of its exit from hardware to upgrade its supermarkets.

Woolworths not in 'catch up' phase: Banducci

Woolworths boss Brad Banducci claims Australia's biggest supermarket chain has "caught up" and vowed to invest any funds it claws back from its disastrous foray into hardware into sprucing up its store network.

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