JB Hi-Fi’s self-branded foray into retail home appliances is a very competitive, warehouse-style proposition that retains the style of JB Hi-Fi’s popular consumer electronics store, says an expert in retail analysis.
Eight months after applying for authorisation to set minimum advertising prices on selected Beko appliances, the ACCC rejected The Narta Group’s proposal. Here is the story of how that decision was made.
The collapses of Retravision’s Southern and New South Wales buying groups over the last decade have taken an insurmountable toll on the brand name across the Eastern Seaboard, CEO Paul Holt has conceded.
Harvey Norman is set to close one store in its Irish retail network, with a further 3 stores in the Republic and Northern Ireland to be “reformatted” to focus on furniture and bedding categories. Up to 85 jobs are on the line due to the reshuffle.
Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey has used an interview on ABC TV’s Lateline to declare online trade irrelevant, criticise the mining tax as irrelevant and to promote his company’s pro-Australian made furniture policy.
Glen Dimplex has moved its warehouse and administration to new premises closer to the centre of Melbourne, with a dedicated cooking school in its new showroom. The venue was officially opened last night, with plenty of celebration.
Harvey Norman might not be known for online sales prowess, but its online social media platform is significant. Today we speak to the man managing this strategy. On the agenda: competitions, whinging consumers and ‘Hardly Normal’.