News and interviews on Brett Blundy including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Tuesday, 07 December 2010
Brett Blundy sells the Dusk candle and homewares chain and the Adairs linen chain to private equity firm Catalyst for an undisclosed amount.
Monday, 07 December 2009
We talk to the millionaire behind hamper business Chrisco and explain why this niche business could be worth as much as $200 million.
Thursday, 14 May 2009
Supermarket giant Woolworths will expanded its Thomas Dux premium grocery chain by acquiring Melbourne organic grocery chain Macro Wholefoods.
Thursday, 26 March 2009
Our wealthiest investors are refusing to take the global financial crisis lying down and have employed some clever strategies to stop their wealth from falling too far.
Wednesday, 29 October 2008
As the shares prices of many of Australia’s small and medium listed companies continue to take a battering, there are signs cashed-up entrepreneurs and private equity firms are preparing to go bargain hunting.
Thursday, 14 August 2008
Brett Blundy – founder of the retail chains Sanity, Macro Wholefoods, Bras N Things and Diva – has defied the downturn in retail spending to pick up a bulky goods shopping centre in Newcastle for $61.5 million.
Friday, 05 October 2007
Monday, 17 September 2007
New chain of stores for Brett Blundy
Saturday, 25 August 2007
Believe it or not, our richest entrepreneurs have actually made some mistakes on their way to fame and fortune – and some of them are dooseys. Here are the top 10. By JAMES BENNETT.
Monday, 16 July 2007
Short of the dream lottery win, breaking into the ranks of the mega-rich seems unattainable. But the stinking rich have betrayed clues to their success – consistent traits that we can learn from. Here are the top 10. By JAMES BENNETT
Monday, 21 May 2007
I think consolidation is probably inevitable in franchising, but will there be a cost?
Monday, 19 February 2007
A huge influence on the future direction of franchising could come from the private equity muscle being flexed all over the markets.