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Although API’s offer for Sigma Healthcare appears to be a good deal, the board owes it to investors to seek out other possible suitors.
A number of Australian retailers may feel the realities of the market this Christmas.
Michael Hill poised for recovery, new growth, with 10 new stores planned for the current financial year.
Retailers hope for a robust Christmas, but signs of that happening seem mixed.
Metcash backs campaign to stall the entry of a new player in the local supermarket sector.
The department store’s largest shareholder laid siege to the board and is urging shareholders to vote out the directors.
Investors should be wary of Coles’ remarkable first-quarter sales result. The strong performance is so-far unexplained, and unlikely to be replicated.
When you have a parent company like the debt-burdened and catastrophically troubled Steinhoff International, it is important to carve out your own space, reassure your stakeholders and maybe even change your name.
The 2018 financial year results were arguably better than might have been expected.
The behaviour of the retail industry with regard to employee wages and entitlements has left it vulnerable to a crusading Labor government and its union backers.
Noni B has stabilised its own business and has successfully absorbed some major acquisitions. Now it may have its eyes on an even bigger prize.
The department store stalwarts reshuffle leadership.
As Wesfarmers reshapes its retail portfolio, it ponders the fates of such long-term players as Kmart, Bunnings and Officeworks.
Analysts eagerly await the pizza chain’s full-year results for signs of financial damage, while Sumo Salad is struggling to survive.
A political quagmire is likely to significantly impact on consumer spending in coming months.
The major food franchise operator remains in a precarious position as it looks to shore up its finances and navigate multiple inquiries.
Chemist Warehouse’s decision to change suppliers means the Amcal-owner is set to lose its biggest retail customers.
Management changes in retail have been more frequent and widespread in recent years as retailers try to address structural changes in the industry.
There are lessons for many retailers after the collapse of Toys ‘R’ Us, particularly the new management team at struggling Godfreys.
The tales of woe in the franchising sector will continue this week in Melbourne and next week in Sydney.