Travelled overseas recently? Enjoyed the unique little stores that you can’t find at home? Did you also notice the same stores that you see everywhere else? Walking along the most famous streets in London, Singapore, Paris or Ireland you cannot help but notice the world is becoming bland and generic. Continue reading
Last week, within the first few minutes of sitting in a conference room listening to an update by Terry Smart, one of Australia’s smartest retailers, he announced a sales and profit upgrade. Naturally having a position in JB Hi-Fi (JBH) is pleasing.
Resmed has just announced another record quarterly result. For those unfamiliar with Resmed, the company is a manufacturer of flow generators and masks for sufferers of Obstructed Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA is a condition that causes the airways to temporarily close while sleeping (apnea means “without breath”).
Colonial First State has just released their quarterly results to March 2013 for their Retail Property Trust. This retail-specific Australian Real Estate Investment Trust (A-REIT) comprises shopping centres, department stores, supermarkets and specialty stores.