Business Comment

Is Woolworths coming back? Don't believe the hype

Former MD Tony Page says he wants to create a chain of neighbourhood stores if he can persuade the brand's owner to part with it. But if the demand was out there, he could do that without calling it Woolworths

Now Air Canada takes flak in wake of United Airlines overbooking snafu

It bumped a 10-year-old boy, forcing his family into an impromptu road trip to get on a flight, while UA is again facing criticism, this time for kicking a couple en route to their wedding off a plane. But will any of these stories change industry practices? It's doubtful.  

Savings nightmare: My dismal ISA experience

Financial services companies and their regulators put myriad obstacles in the way of people who want to be virtuous, under the guise of combating money laundering and consumer protection when they'll help with neither