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Weathering the storm

How many retailers would put up their hands for a 6.2 per cent increase in total sales and a comparable growth rate of 3.2 per cent in the past quarter? JB Hi-Fi has achieved those gains in the past three months cycling against some very strong numbers for the same period in 2016, but has still seen its share price ease back because the growth was less than market analysts had expected. JB Hi-Fi has been one of the strongest retail stocks for two decades, and arguably the most successful private