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Harvey Norman eyes global expansion for growth

Gerry Harvey wants to make Harvey Norman bigger abroad than at home. Harvey Norman executive chairman and co-founder, Gerry Harvey, has had a good week. When Harvey Norman Holdings took a 30 per cent net profit increase to the ASX on the final day of reporting season last Wednesday, investors swarmed – sending the retailer’s share price to a post-GFC peak of $5.56. The demise of its long-time competitor, Dick Smith, and a hot property market drove sales for Harvey Norman’s Australian f