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Electronics & appliances

Electronics & appliances Archives

Aiwa brand up for auction, its parent bankrupt

The famous Aiwa brand – synonymous with audio products for 70 years – is up for auction as part of the Chapter 11 bankru...

Q&A: Richard Murray reflects on 17 years at JB Hi-Fi

In this edited podcast conversation with Paul Zahra, CEO of the Australian Retail Association, Murray reflects on his pr...
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Kogan profit falls 86 per cent on bloated inventory costs

Kogan was forced to focus on promotional activity during the second half in order to clear out excess inventory.

From X-rated to celebrated: Why sex toys are going mainstream

Once relegated to shady shops by the train station, sex toys are starting to appear on the shelves of mainstream retaile...

JB Hi-Fi investing in work culture, sustainability following record year

Incoming group chief executive Terry Smart thanked JB Hi-Fi’s employees for working to deliver another record result.

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.