CEO and Founder of the Retail Doctor Group, Brian Walker comments to SmartCompany as David Jones and Myer talk of a possible merger.

Walker told SmartCompany, he thinks talks will be held between the two.

“We are not big enough in Australia to have two premium department stores, and online operations, and international brands and the growth of specialty retailers,” he says.

Walker says “The potential $85 million cost saving proposed is just the tip of the iceberg…they are both pouring millions into their online operations to get them past 1% of sales…one dollar spent is better than two.”

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