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'Humble shopkeepers': Myer boss goes back to basics to win back customers
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Myer

'Humble shopkeepers': Myer boss goes back to basics to win back customers

Myer's new boss John King has outlined his plan to return the iconic department store to growth by reclaiming "heartland Australia" and ending the company's history of "poor execution".

  • by Patrick Hatch

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'Absolute disgrace': Solly Lew slams Myer after $486 million loss
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Myer

'Absolute disgrace': Solly Lew slams Myer after $486 million loss

Myer has fallen to a full-year loss of almost half a billion dollars after the department store suffered from a continued fall in sales and was forced to write down the value of its assets. 

  • by Patrick Hatch
Horticulturalist insists honey testing was to protect local industry
Capilano Honey Limited

Horticulturalist insists honey testing was to protect local industry

Horticulturalist Robert Costa has stressed the only reason he commissioned controversial testing of honey purity was to protect the Australian industry.

  • by Darren Gray
Woolworths hit with $100m class action over shock downgrade
Woolworths

Woolworths hit with $100m class action over shock downgrade

Woolworths is facing a potential $100 million payout to aggrieved shareholders who saw the value of their investments plunge in 2015.

  • by Patrick Hatch
Jack Ma, China’s richest man, leaves Alibaba to go back to teaching
China

Jack Ma, China’s richest man, leaves Alibaba to go back to teaching

Alibaba's co-founder Jack Ma, a former teacher, plans to step down from the $590 billion Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to pursue philanthropy in education.

  • by Li Yuan
'Ongoing systemic issues': Domino's Pizza still breaking rules, says watchdog
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Domino's Pizza

'Ongoing systemic issues': Domino's Pizza still breaking rules, says watchdog

The Fair Work Ombudsman believes Domino's Pizza remains riddled with workplace law breaches.

  • by Patrick Hatch
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When buying milk is a whole new experience
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Opinion

When buying milk is a whole new experience

Overwhelmed shoppers have had to deal with a lot of change lately. First, supermarket checkouts did away with single-use plastic bags. Now it seems we’re set to go a step further and ditch the checkout altogether.

  • by Eden Faithfull
The art of diplomacy on a Sunday morning
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Opinion

The art of diplomacy on a Sunday morning

When Woolworths brought in self-service checkouts, I felt guilty every time I indulged in the convenience, like I was betraying my own kind.

  • by Catherine Naylor
Batting on: Liquidators have Spartan on the back foot
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Michael Clarke

Batting on: Liquidators have Spartan on the back foot

The high-flyer who makes bats for Michael Clarke and David Warner is facing allegations his companies have behaved inappropriately.

  • by Sarah Danckert & Andrew Wu
Forget checkouts: Woolies trials first 'shop and go' store
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Woolworths

Forget checkouts: Woolies trials first 'shop and go' store

The country's largest supermarket chain will start an Australia-first trial of "shop and go" technology at its store in Double Bay on Thursday.

  • by Patrick Hatch
New purity test on the cards amid honey 'adulteration' scandal
Capilano Honey Limited

New purity test on the cards amid honey 'adulteration' scandal

Honey shipped to Australia could face a new test to weed out "fake" produce blended with sugary syrup under changes being considered by the federal agriculture department.

  • by Patrick Hatch