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Electronics & appliances

Electronics & appliances Archives

JB Hi-Fi predicts record year, though lockdown hurts fourth quarter

Electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi will deliver record sales and earnings growth for FY21, according to preliminary results r...

Winning Group launches into New Zealand

Plus, the business opened its largest Australian distribution centre in Altona North in Melbourne: a 45,000sqm site boas...

Apple banks on physical stores as economies reopen, retail chief says

For Apple, the answer is keeping what helped it through the pandemic, and doubling down on its pre-pandemic strategy of ...

Microsoft to sell products through Sydney experience centre starting July 1

Microsoft already sells products through a number of distributors in Australia, such as Amazon and JB Hi-Fi.

Can the Google Store take a bite out of Apple?

Google’s decision to invest in bricks-and-mortar retail proves that there’s still power in the in-store experience.

Facebook set to announce new audio products – Recode

The announcement will be made on Monday but some products will not show up for a while, the report added.

Inside Miele’s newest Experience Centre in Melbourne

The German appliance manufacturer is expanding its retail footprint off the back of a "very successful" 2020.

Inside the union’s report of the culture of harassment at JB Hi-Fi

RAFFWU has published a report detailing claims of gender discrimination and sexual harassment at JB Hi-Fi.

Union report describes sexual discrimination, harassment at JB Hi-Fi

83 per cent of surveyed JB staff members have experienced at least one form of gendered harassment.

JB Hi-Fi delivers 86.2 per cent profit growth during holiday half

Nesting customers continued to shop for electronics and appliances during the half, the business said.

Telstra aims to take back full ownership of its branded stores

The telco owns and operates 67 stores, with another 166 stores owned and operated by licensees and 104 stores by Viva Gr...

JB Hi-Fi and Super Retail: Here’s why they killed it in 2020

JB Hi-Fi and Super Retail Group emerged from the past year stronger than anyone could have anticipated. Here are the sec...

JB Hi-Fi half-year profit up 86 per cent despite temporary store closures

Online sales rose 161.7 per cent to $678.8 million and represented 13.7 per cent of the total $4.9 billion sales.

Beacon Lighting forecasts doubled profits for its first half

Improved sales during the pandemic relieve some uncertainty for the home improvement retailer.

JB Hi-Fi website crashes on launch of Playstation 5

Retailer takes thousands of orders per minute on launch day, causing unprecedented traffic online.

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