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Premier Investments Archives

Solomon Lew calls on government to step up on shopping centre safety

Premier Investments is calling on each state government to mandate Covid-safe check points at shopping centres as the ea...

Premier Investments profit almost doubles despite 50,000 lost days

Premier Investments chairman Solomon Lew said it was an outstanding achievement to have delivered record results during ...

Q&A: Richard Murray reflects on 17 years at JB Hi-Fi

In this edited podcast conversation with Paul Zahra, CEO of the Australian Retail Association, Murray reflects on his pr...

Richard Murray talks transition to Premier

On Paul Zahra’s Retail Therapy podcast, Murray said the opportunity to work with a new business after almost two decades...

Myer sets AGM date, puts Lew in the hot seat

Lew will now need to get his nominations for new board members submitted in the next week.

Lew hits back at hints of capital raising at Myer

Myer has denied media reports that suggest it may be looking to dilute Lew's control over the company.

Lew ‘requests’ Myer release financial position well ahead of AGM

Lew has called on the department store to disclose its preliminary full-year results early to “allow an appropriate wind...

Myer offers Lew space on board, asks for end to “distraction”

“The board is focused on ensuring that [Myer CEO] John King and his management team are able to execute the all-importan...

Premier Investments to return $15.6m in JobKeeper

Now that macro-economic trading conditions have stabilised, the business is comfortable returning the handout.

Retail appointments of the week

JB Hi-Fi CEO Richard Murray takes helm at Premier; RM Williams CEO leaves for Country Road Group; Love, Bonito hires fir...
Solomon Lew and Mark McInnes

Solomon Lew called to court over $3.5m in unpaid rent

Premier Investments was among the key retailers that, during the initial stages of the pandemic when retail was shuttere...

Analysis: Why Premier Investments is bullish about the future

The group posted a 7.2 per cent increase in sales and an 88.9 per cent boost to net earnings for the six months to Decem...

Premier Investments profit up 88.9 per cent in first half

Chairman Solomon Lew put it down to the “skills and dedication of [Premier’s] entire global team”.
Solomon Lew and Mark McInnes

Just Group’s JobKeeper compliance under investigation

The FWO is investigating whether the business acted accordingly in regards to its use of JobKeeper, SMH reports.

Retail appointments of the week

Mark McInnes resigns from Premier; Briscoe Group gets new director; Canada Goose appoints head of new Asia Pacific divis...

Premier Investments suffers first strike after strong online growth

The result comes after a year of two halves, according to chairman Solomon Lew.

Premier Retail looking to exit 350 stores in Australia and New Zealand

Online could be the channel of choice for Premier Retail in the short term.
Myer store front

Myer trims board as shareholder pressure mounts

Second biggest shareholder Wilson Asset Management takes aim at Myer.

“No choice”: Premier extends store closures to May 11

Major retailers choose to extend store closures despite technically being allowed to remain open.

Premier Investments delivers bumper year, eyes China expansion

Retail group cautiously optimistic for upcoming Christmas season.