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Electronics & appliances

Electronics & appliances Archives

JB Hi-Fi website crashes on launch of Playstation 5

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

JB Hi-Fi grows into the first quarter, launches ‘on-demand’ delivery service

A three-hour rushed courier delivery service is now available in parts of Australia.

Dyson’s decision to cut 900 jobs globally to impact Australian workers

Vacuum brand is restructuring amid consumer behaviour changes due to Covid-19.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi sales spike 20 per cent during lockdown

JB Hi-Fi grows in Australia, but struggles in New Zealand.

Spending on household goods to fall in post-virus world: UBS

UBS data shows the outlook for the sector is changing rapidly.

Inside Melbourne’s new Fortress for gamers

How Emporium Melbourne is looking to tap into the massive e-sports and digital gaming market.

PM asks business to support economy in act of “patriotism”

Comments come a day after $155bn wiped from ASX due to virus fears.

Winning Appliances spares no expense to unseat top-tier rivals

The retailer believes there is still a lot of market share to take.
Richard Murray

The rise and rise of JB Hi-Fi

It isn't luck that brough JB Hi-Fi success - it's that the retailer made the right moves every step of the way.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi record half unaffected by Christmas slowdown

Electronics retailer avoids slower Christmas trade experienced by several other retailers.

CBA offers customers cash back for spending at Coles, JB Hi-Fi

Rewards program aims to assist customers with everyday expenses.

Best Buy tips bumper Christmas

Sports Direct changes its name, and more news from around the globe.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi launches small-format store in Melbourne CBD

The company’s first ‘Express’ store is 68 sqm, and holds a more selected range of products.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi grows, The Good Guys slows

JB Hi-Fi Group's shares jumped 6.7 per cent yesterday to $36.45 a share.

ACCC approves collective bargaining for retail energy prices

LFRA CEO hoping for renewable sector to step up during tender process.
Richard Murray

Shareholder groups oppose JB Hi-Fi’s remuneration report

The ASA and ISS will vote against the report at next week's AGM.

‘A lot of great work’: JB Hi-Fi CEO shares highlights from FY19

From small-format stores, to a New Zealand transformation.

JB Hi-Fi reports record profits, sales in FY19

Retail group lifts sales in Australia and New Zealand.

FY19 results will be mixed, but conditions are improving: Citi

Analysts note that retail is tough now, but the trends are looking up.

Canon brings printing to the sharing economy

The camera and printer brand launches a new service to combat falling printer sales.