LG Australia’s general manager of sales, Michael Doyle has left the company after seven years. He has not yet been replaced and during the transition period, LG managing director, Youngik Lee will serve as acting general manager of sales. The company has commenced an extensive search to fill the vacant role.
As a leading US appliance retailer, hhgregg started out with an 800 square-feet appliance showroom and office in 1955. Today it has evolved to a multi-regional retailer with 229 brick-and-mortar stores in 20 states and is taking a different merchandising tack in the Orlando and Tampa markets.
Within hours of James Milne being turned away from the Mt Omnaney JB Hi Fi store in Queensland on Monday, a Facebook post by his sister Victoria went viral with more than 48,000 shares by yesterday morning. Today the post has received 161,000 likes, 39,000 comments and 94,000 shares. Claire Moffat and Emily Bencic report.
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe has warned the public not to deal with United Appliance (Australia) Pty Ltd an online store trading through the website www.unitedappliance.com.au. It has attracted more than 67 complaints from June 2014 to August 2015.
Industry suppliers to David Jones can feel confident about future sell- through as South African retailer Woolworths, reversed a four-year slide in earnings at the department store. Yesterday, the company reported a 28.8% increase in operating profit to $161 million in the 11 months ended June 30.
Three elderly women were the targets of shonky floorcare company Lux Distributors Pty Ltd (Lux) which has been ordered to pay pecuniary penalties totaling $370,000 for engaging in unconscionable conduct. The proceedings were brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).