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Electronics

Electronics Archives

JB Hi-Fi gets holiday boost, NZ venture rebounds

Electronics retailer "begins to realise the benefits" post-acquisition of key rival.

Watchdog concerned by rising trend of complaints

Faulty whitegoods and electronics dominate consumer's complaints.

Gerry Harvey ‘realistically’ happy

Veteran admits Boxing Day competition was more intense this year.

Amazon’s pricing scorecard: Does cheaper mean better? 

How much of Amazon’s success is attributable to a highly competitive pricing strategy?

David Jones launches premium tech division

Department store retailer looks to elevate electronics experience.

Kogan looks to swoop on e-tailers’ demise

E-commerce group eyes acquisitions.

Record breaking July for retailers

Retailers benefit from continuing sale periods past the EOFY.

JB Hi-Fi lifts profit after sales leap

Electronics chain books bumper full-year, despite New Zealand jitters.

Amazon redefines decentralised distribution

It’s pretty pointless having an endless variety of goods and a secure site, if you can’t get items to a customer’s home ...

Shareholders closer to Dick Smith class action

Litigation firm nearing the end of its investigation.

JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman to get swamped in the Amazon

More conjecture as investment bank says electronics chain to be hardest hit.

Ford resigns as The Good Guys boss

Long-standing CEO steps down with former JB Hi-Fi CEO to take the helm.

JB Hi-Fi lifts first-half profit

Revenue increase boosts electronics chain's half-year.

The grim retail reaper

Our obsession with year on year growth is under fire and CEOs need to front up to the board and tell them like it is.

Dick Smith sites prove hard to sell

Over half of former electronics retailer's sites still empty in NZ, after lack of national brand demand.

JB Hi-Fi’s Q1 sales boost

Electronics retailer sets date to complete Good Guys takeover, says sales meet expectations.

Opinion: Abboud’s demise a warning to CEOs

For CEOs, ignorance is not a defence and a lack of recall on crucial operational issues is not an escape hatch.

Gerry Harvey’s pay packet shrinks

Harvey Norman co-founder and executive chairman's annual pay falls, despite retailer's strong profit growth.

Opinion: Disciplined by design

JB Hi-Fi’s remarkable success can be attributed to the fact it is one of the most disciplined retailers in the country.

JB Hi-Fi seals deal for The Good Guys

Electronics retailer confirms deal after months of negotiations and watchdog's greenlight.