If the Grocon dispute isn't' settled the vicious circle of slowing business activity, slowing tax revenues, and rising unemployment will do its work, and we won't be back in the golden age of the late-noughties -- more the 'rust belt' blight that characterised the Victorian economy in the late 1980s.
A former UK director at Halford, chief merchandise officer and Walmart and director at Asada, now managing director of supermarket giant Coles. McLeod’s biggest legacy has been the push for more home brand products in Coles stores, a strategy which has been followed by the rest of the industry.
Five years ago, Ten -- thanks to its focus on the advertiser-friendly young demographic -- was the country's most profitable network. Now it's the least profitable. So who's killing Channel Ten?
Not only does the pony-tailed Sydneysider cook a mean steak at his Rockpool restaurants, he's even tested his cooking in that most fickle of markets: airline food. Perry's the official Qantas chef and he's got friends in high places. Foodies adore him. And, some say, Planet Perry adores himself too.
From fast horses to fast cars, Tinkler has fallen into some of the classic money pits that attract the rich. Most of these indulgences are fun, while the cash is flowing. But when the pressure ramps up, as it clearly is now, the laughs can quickly turn to something else. Here are 10 money traps that Tinkler and other Rich List members fall into.
Sue Morphet stepped down as CEO of listed clothing maker Pacific Brands today. Does she deserve insults or accolades?
The erupting scandal that surrounds who in the RBA knew what about two of its corporate subsidiaries, Securency and Note Printing Australia, is likely to dominate the appearance of RBA Governor Glenn Stevens at the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics tomorrow in Canberra.
Ratings at the biggest foodie juggernaut on television might be down, but Bashfield still influences what Australians plate up at home. The long-time TV producer knows what works on the screen (and has a hefty little black book of chefs) but also believes in the power of the MasterChef brand to change the way Aussie kids view cooking.
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