Why Electro Seconds sales are booming

The Clearance Outlet for Appliances Online and Winning Appliances, Electro Seconds Factory Outlet, is sporting new branding, a new and improved website along with an additional store located in Erina, on NSW’s Central Coast.

Appliance sales push Panasonic profit up 38%

Healthy sales of refrigerators, washing machines and other whitegoods in Japan and the rest of Asia helped to push Panasonic’s group net profit up 38% year over year to US$914 million for the April-September half. Meanwhile, strong sales of surveillance cameras and in-flight entertainment systems helped operating profit to grow 13% to 200.4 billion yen, topping 200 billion yen for the first time in seven years.

John Winning and The Future of Retail

John Winning, CEO of the Winning Group and Founder of Appliances Online will address the Rotary Club of Sydney on Tuesday. He will talk about The Future of Retail and the enormous impact of the internet on the retail landscape.

How Appliances Online gets lift off

Appliances Online has increased its foot traffic significantly in the last three years since partnering with Rakuten Marketing. The retailer’s head of marketing, Trent Allan says affiliate marketing enables businesses to boost revenue and click-through rates, while gathering a more holistic picture of the customer journey online in buying appliances.

Marginal rise in APAC major domestic appliances market

Asia Pacific’s key markets continued to turn in an overall positive performance from January to June this year, with the region reporting increased sales volume and value of refrigerators, washing machines and air conditioners by 1% and 2% (based on Euro) respectively. These first half year results of the global major domestic appliance market were published by GfK to coincide with the recent IFA 2015 trade fair in Berlin.

Macy’s and Best Buy seal deal

US retailing icon, Macy’s will soon begin to sell consumer electronics after sealing a partnership with CE giant Best Buy. The deal is aimed at firstly, attracting a new breed of shopper and second, retaining existing customers who are “gravitating” to things outside of the merchandise categories offered at Macy’s.

How JB and Dick aim to eat the department stores’ lunch

There is no animosity between JB Hi Fi and Dick Smith, according to JB’s CEO Richard Murray, a statement which is most likely true, given that both these retailers have a common target in their sights: David Jones and Myer. According to Murray, the industry can be assured that JB is determined to ‘own’ the portable appliance category, despite its deep legacy in technology and gadgets.

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