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Carmel Fisher

Carmel Fisher is a founder and Director of Fisher Funds

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  • 14 Oct, 2016 8:28am
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COMMENT: There's a reason great ads with exaggerated promises never feature in the financial services industry.
  • 7 Sep, 2016 11:25am
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I recently learned of a personal shopping phenomenon hugely popular in China which, according to the Sydney Morning Herald, is "leading Australia's retail drive".

Gloomy stats hide good news

  • 22 Jan, 2016 5:00am
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Economically speaking, 2016 has started on the wrong foot. The world seems to be suffering from a bad bout of economic pessimism.
  • 2 Oct, 2015 9:30am
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Volkswagen's emissions scandal is more than a PR disaster; it is a profoundly serious problem for VW because there has been a breach of trust.
  • 11 Sep, 2015 5:00am
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After an enjoyable shopping experience last weekend, I feel compelled to write about the long-heralded death of retail. I don't believe retail is dead; it is just being redefined, with client service the key to its survival.
  • 28 Aug, 2015 7:00am
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According to the Family Business Institute, 30 per cent of family businesses worldwide survive into the second generation, 12 per cent make it into the third, and only 3 per cent last into the fourth and subsequent generations.
  • 14 Aug, 2015 6:30am
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The Information Age has certainly meant easy access to vast amounts of information, but I'm not convinced it has made decision-making easier. You could argue we have so much information that arriving at the truth has become increasingly difficult.
  • 12 Jun, 2015 6:30am
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Fashion retailing is a tough gig. It's an area that has always interested me as a consumer and an investor but, in this sector, investing success has proved as elusive as business success.
  • 21 Jan, 2015 5:00am
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As economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said: "The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable."