Wesfarmers Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Wesfarmers Ltd
Nationality: Australia
Web Address: http://www.wesfarmers.com.au/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Wesfarmers Ltd
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

G20 meeting 'at critical time for business'

Business believes this weekend's meeting of finance ministers from the world's richest countries comes at a critical time for the global economy and must not be wasted.Richard Goyder, the chair of the B20, the business arm of the G20, says governments ... [Published Sky News Australia - 6 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Wesfarmers' boss in 'bold' quest to find new growth, but from where?

Crown Towers, the hotel at James Packer's glitzy Melbourne casino, seemed a slightly incongruous venue to host the two-yearly Wesfarmers' management retreat last week. The message delivered to the 400-strong team by its boss, Richard Goyder, was even ... [Published Brisbane Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

United States' takeover boom could be going global

Investment bankers I met on my recent trip to a very confident Wall Street told me that, in the US market at least, animal spirits had returned. Two key indicators are that takeover activity in America is rising and that US companies are being rewarded ... [Published Brisbane Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Share market finishes well despite mining losses

Related Story: Overseas share markets rise despite uncertainty over Scotland Related Story: US shares rise, Australian dollar slumps on Fed meetingThe Australian share market has finished the week on a positive note, despite losses by the mining se ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Aust stocks open slightly higher

The Australian sharemarket pushed higher at the open, following strong gains on Wall Street overnight.At the 10.15am (AEST) official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 16 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5,431.8, while the broader All Ordinaries ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Index, ASX 200, Stocks
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Amendment to Finance Director's Employment Agreement

In accordance with Listing Rule 3.16.4, Wesfarmers announces it has agreed a variation of the contractual notice period required to be provided by either Wesfarmers or Wesfarmers' Finance Director, Terry Bowen, under his employment agreement.Prior to ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

WestBusiness Sneak Peek: What's in tomorrow's paper (The West Australian)

Nick Evans on doubts emerging about the sale of a key State Government asset.Rich Pickings : Gareth Costa updates Perth brokers' stock tips.Leadership Q&A : with Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety managing director Olivier Chretien. ... [Published West Australian - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Santos calls manufacturers to invest in onshore gas

Manufacturing companies could help ease the looming shortage of domestic gas by embracing early stage investment in gas projects, according to oil and gas major Santos.Speaking at a gathering of plastic and chemical manufacturers, Santos' eastern Australia ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Wesfarmers Ltd vs Woolworths Limited: Which is the better dividend stock?

Perhaps one of the greatest flaws in Australia’s superannuation scheme is the lack of a defined benefit. While the government of the day was keen to remove that ‘liability’ from employers, arguably it was a mistake to not create a system which catered ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Coles' IGA purchases no threat: ACCC

THE acquisition of three Progressive Supa IGA supermarkets in Western Australia by Coles/Wesfarmers will not be opposed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the ACCC announced today.According to ACCC Commissioner Dr Jill Walker, ... [Published The Land Australia - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Stocks to watch at close on Thursday

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Thursday:ORL - OROTONGROUP - up 45 cents, or 12.3 pct, at $4.10Shares in luxury accessory and clothing retailer OrotonGroup have surged after an impressive full year earnings result.ARI ... [Published WA Today - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Eddie Obeid, Wesfarmers, dilutionary placements and an Arrium debacle

The latest deal surrounding agribusiness operator Elders proves that not all shareholders are created equal.As journalist Kate McClymont documents in her excellent book about Eddie Obeid, the New South Wales factional kingmaker used dilutive discounted ... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 18 2014]

Quotes

"That is a crisis. There is no time to lose" Mr Goyder told reporters in Cairns as the two-day G20 finance ministers meeting got underway
Errington's investor note from April appears to support Goyder's sentiment. "After QE (quantitative easing) for the past couple of years, asset prices are high ... and any company reinvesting or buying assets to generate growth are paying very high prices in the majority of cases."

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G20 meeting 'at critical time for business' [Published Sky News Australia - 6 hours ago]
As outlook dims, G-20 economies seek an agreeme... [Published Japan Times - 6 hours ago]
Money talks in Cairns [Published Cairns Post - 8 hours ago]
World economy needs rich nations' kick-start (T... [Published West Australian - 9 hours ago]
Wesfarmers' boss in 'bold' quest to find new gr... [Published Brisbane Times - 23 hours ago]
United States' takeover boom could be going global [Published Brisbane Times - 23 hours ago]
Share market finishes well despite mining losses [Published ABC Online - Sep 19 2014]
Share market finishes week on positive note, de... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 19 2014]
ASX higher as bargain hunters buy up banks, Tel... [Published Proactive Investors Australia - Sep 19 2014]
Archer Capital Seeks Asian JV Partner for Brown... [Published Business Spectator - Sep 19 2014]
Amendment to Finance Director's Employment Agre... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
Wesfarmers : Amendment to Finance Director's Em... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 19 2014]
WestBusiness Sneak Peek: What's in tomorrow's p... [Published West Australian - Sep 19 2014]
Market highs: Cheer, but not too loudly [Published Motley Fool - Sep 19 2014]
Wesfarmers Ltd vs Woolworths Limited: Which is ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 19 2014]
Should you buy, hold, or sell Australia’s iron ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 19 2014]
Aust stocks open slightly higher [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 19 2014]
Local colliery to receive new simulator range [Published Mining Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
Shares rally, breaking extended losing streak [Published TradingCharts.com - Sep 18 2014]
Insurance M&A activity a global overview 2014 [Published Lexology - Sep 18 2014]
Share market breaks losing streak but Australia... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 18 2014]
Market Wrap: ASX recovers to finish in the green [Published Finance News Network - Sep 18 2014]
Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd, Woolworths Limited and Na... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 18 2014]
Santos calls manufacturers to invest in onshore... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 18 2014]
Last-minute rally breaks Australian shares' los... [Published WA Today - Sep 18 2014]
Stocks to watch at close on Thursday [Published WA Today - Sep 18 2014]
Federation Centres welcomes ACCC decision on Ha... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Eddie Obeid, Wesfarmers, dilutionary placements... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 18 2014]
Hot weekend in Bunbury prompts safety message f... [Published Bunbury Mail - Sep 18 2014]
Aust stocks slip at noon [Published Adelaide Now - Sep 18 2014]
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Australian Business Investment Dwindles [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Sep 09 2014]
Australia’s biggest companies are giving up on growth.  Investment by businesses in the benchmark stock index will probably slip below rising dividend payouts within two years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Wesfarmers Ltd., the country’s biggest ...
PacBrands jettisons workwear unit amid profit loss [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Aug 26 2014]
Australian clothing maker Pacific Brands (PacBrands) has struck a deal to offload the owner of the Hard Yakka and King Gee brands to Wesfarmers for AUD 180.00 million (USD 101.07 million).... ...
Pacific Brands to sell workware unit to Wesfarmers [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 26 2014]
Pacific Brands to sell workware unit to Wesfarmers after impairments led to full-year loss ...
San Francisco startup icix nets $25 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 22 2014]
San Francisco-based food safety startup icix has raised $25 million in Series C funding. The investors included Wesfarmers Limited, Vertical Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Starfish Ventures . PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. ...
Icix raises $25M to make the global product sup... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 22 2014]
Above: Icix has raised $25M to make the global supply chain safer. Image Credit: Icix Icix , a startup that makes it easier to track and test consumer products, has raised $25 million in a third round of funding. The San Francisco company helps companies ...
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Completes Acquisition... [Published Financial Services - Jun 16 2014]
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Signs Agreement To Ac... [Published Financial Services - Apr 07 2014]
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