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Woolworths’ attempt to takeover David Jones has raised questions about whether shareholder approval should be mandatory. Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Takeovers should require go-ahead from shareholders

The fastest growing sector in the economy today is not mining, retailing or even education. It’s superannuation, which accounts for almost 30% more than the total savings held by the banking and mutual…
Collateral benefit, or just good business sense? Julian Smith/AAP

Collateral benefit? Solomon Lew’s pot of Country Road gold

Retailer David Jones has found itself in the middle of ongoing market intrigue since last year, spurred on by a merger approach from Myer. The advance was rejected without shareholders being made aware…
Woolworths SA chief Ian Moir announced a proposal for the South African retailer to acquire David Jones in Sydney yesterday. AAP/Daniel Munoz

Who is the South African retail giant behind the David Jones bid?

Yesterday morning came the news South African retailer Woolworths had offered $4 a share to acquire David Jones, a proposal that has the approval of the department store’s board. This offer, worth an estimated…
Board members don’t always have all the answers. Richard Rutter/Flickr

Wise counsel or passing the buck? The role of board advisers

Many employees and investors in large companies believe organisational leaders overuse consultants. Witness the latest broadside at the embattled David Jones board, accused of appointing advisers to take…

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