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Retail appointments of the week

JB Hi-Fi CEO Richard Murray takes helm at Premier; RM Williams CEO leaves for Country Road Group; Love, Bonito hires fir...

Richard Murray leaving JB Hi-Fi for Premier Retail this August

Murray spent 18 years at JB Hi-Fi, but said it's time to take on a new challenge.

ARA welcomes Government changes to police sexual harassment in workplaces

“The government’s response is a positive first step," said ARA CEO Paul Zahra.

Inside the union’s report of the culture of harassment at JB Hi-Fi

RAFFWU has published a report detailing claims of gender discrimination and sexual harassment at JB Hi-Fi.

Union report describes sexual discrimination, harassment at JB Hi-Fi

83 per cent of surveyed JB staff members have experienced at least one form of gendered harassment.

JB Hi-Fi delivers 86.2 per cent profit growth during holiday half

Nesting customers continued to shop for electronics and appliances during the half, the business said.

JB Hi-Fi half-year profit up 86 per cent despite temporary store closures

Online sales rose 161.7 per cent to $678.8 million and represented 13.7 per cent of the total $4.9 billion sales.

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.

JB Hi-Fi staff talk of gender discrimination and harassment

Staff allegedly feel afraid to speak out after seeing past harassment claims dismissed.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi defies virus and supply issues to deliver strong full year result

In an environment that has seen many of its contemporaries struggle, JB Hi-Fi has flourished.

This week in retail appointments

Mitre 10's new hires; Retail Drinks appoints acting CEO; JB Hi-Fi names new chair.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi sales spike 20 per cent during lockdown

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

The retail shakeout has only just begun

Why more major players will fall by the wayside as consumer confidence plummets.
Richard Murray

JB Hi-Fi posts strong Q3, but outlook remains uncertain

Customers stocking up amid the shift to working from home helps deliver a bumper quarter to JB Hi-Fi.

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

UBS data shows the outlook for the sector is changing rapidly.
Image of a JB Hi-Fi store sign

How retailers are adapting to the new normal

Retailers across the country are shifting business practices to survive.
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.