7:21AM | Friday, 5 July 2013 | James Packer’s proposal to build a six-star hotel and VIP casino in Sydney has progressed to the next stage of the approval process, beating out rival Echo Entertainment’s bid to block him.
8:09AM | Thursday, 2 August 2012 | Manufacturing across the world is in a slump, according to new figures, with Australia, the US and even China posting weak figures in July.
6:57PM | Monday, 25 June 2012 | From construction to fashion: Andrew Roberts builds his eCommerce folio with three online retailers.
6:22AM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 | Casino and media magnate James Packer has attacked prime minister Julia Gillard, claiming the corporate world perceives her to be anti-business.
6:34PM | Wednesday, 22 June 2011 | James Packer’s $80 million investment in local group buying site Scoopon could affect its legal battle with international rival Groupon, according to the US-based site’s legal counsel.
6:08PM | Friday, 10 June 2011 | Online retail giants DealsDirect and Catch of the Day have both unveiled plans to sell groceries online, with industry experts confirming online supermarkets are gaining traction.
5:07PM | Monday, 23 May 2011 | Daily deals site Catch of the Day and its group-buying subsidiary Scoopon have secured an $80 million investment from a high-profile consortium.
5:17PM | Monday, 9 May 2011 | James Packer is reportedly planning to pour $40 million into daily deals and group buying site Catch of the Day, suggesting tech companies are the current flavour for large investors.
4:11PM | Tuesday, 5 April 2011 | Online retail in Australia is entering its maturity, according to DealsDirect, which has been the subject of a reported $10 million investment from James Packer’s fund Ellerston Capital.
4:08AM | Tuesday, 5 April 2011 | James Packer’s investment vehicle Ellerston Capital has taken a major stake in online department store DealsDirect.