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Harris Scarfe

Harris Scarfe Archives

Openings & closings

Harris Scarfe sale raises questions about who knew what, when

Our contributor considers the possible paths that led to this surprising turn of events.

Harris Scarfe appoints administrators and receivers one month after acquisition

Business will continue trading as usual over the Christmas period.

Harris Scarfe tops customer satisfaction

Harris Scarfe's satisfaction rating grew 5 per cent over the last year.
Discount stores

Discounters outpaced by new entrants

Retailers weakened by Costco face now face even larger threats.

The trouble with Big W: don’t blame online for killing discount department stores

Online shopping is certainly a factor, but it is not the primary reason for Big W’s troubles.

Discount department stores get customer boost

Customer satisfaction is on the rise for some of Australia’s largest retailers.

Harris Scarfe refocuses offer with new format

Smaller stores and a new merchandising strategy for department store.

Landlords battle new retail dynamic

Just as retailers have to trim their goodwill and asset valuations, shopping centre owners will be confronted by the sam...

Steinhoff International’s working capital dries up

Embattled company Steinhoff International has admitted in its quarterly update that its working capital has dried up.

Steinhoff APAC secures funding

Retail giant strikes deal with banks.

Costco, Kmart battle it out for top gong

Discount department chains vie for first Roy Morgan award.

Steinhoff appoints ex-KPMG exec as CRO

Investigation into "accounting irregularities" continues as chief restructuring officer appointed.

More woe in store for Steinhoff

South African-headquartered, Frankfurt-listed retailer continues to battle multiple accounting investigations.

Steinhoff forced to restate further accounts

Retail conglomerate's accounting irregularities stretch back further than first thought.

Ford: Business as usual

Steinhoff's APAC chief underlines confidence in local arm despite parent's crisis.