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Brookes plays matchmaker for Myer and David Jones

Bernie Brookes, one of the most highly regarded retailers in Australia, has called on Myer and David Jones to revisit 2015 merger talks.  Brookes was Myer CEO from 2006 to 2015 when he resigned and moved to South Africa to lead a turnaround of the debt-laden Edcon, the largest clothing, footwear and general merchandise retailer in that market, with more than 1400 stores across nine store formats. Recently appointed chairman of another company that has seen better days, Funtastic, Brookes ca