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Electronics & Appliances

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

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

JB Hi-Fi has seen net profit jump 86 per cent to AU$317.7 million during the first half of 2021 off the back of strong online sales and a well-executed Black Friday promotional period. According to the busi...
Education, entertainment drive PC sales surge
Vodafone flagship opened in downtown Auckland
JB Hi-Fi grows into the first quarter, launches ‘on-demand’ delivery service
Spark opens three-level flagship at Commercial Bay

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Apple Singapore’s floating store opens at Marina Bay

Apple’s most ambitious store project yet will open its doors to the public this Thursday, a round structure that appears...
Working from home

Home PC market surges during lockdowns

New Zealand’s PC market has recorded approximately 40 per cent growth due to increasing notebooks demand during lockdown...

Harvey Norman posts nearly 20 per cent increase in full-year profit

Furniture chain benefits from people upgrading their homes during lockdown.

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.

Apple commits to reach carbon neutrality by 2030

Tech firm will remove 75 per cent of total footprint, and offset remaining 25 per cent, within ten years.

JB Hi-Fi sales spike 20 per cent during lockdown

JB Hi-Fi grows in Australia, but struggles in New Zealand.
Image of Harvey Norman store in Slovenia

Harvey Norman’s mixed results show impact of store closures

In Australia, where stores remained open, sales were up over 17 per cent, but in markets that forced stores to close, sa...

Smith’s City enters receivership to side step shareholders in sale

Decision will leaves Smiths City shares with zero value.

Smiths City waits for shareholders to approve sale of business

Update on sale of major furniture and electronics retailer.

Smiths City to sell retail, finance operations for $60 million

A quarter of staff will lose their jobs and some stores will close under the Polar Capital deal.

Apple releases budget $399 iPhone SE

Apple offers a relatively cheaper version of its iPhone as the coronavirus hobbles the global economy.

Harvey Norman execs take pay cut, cancel dividend as crisis worsens

Executive team to take 20 per cent pay cut for the next three months.

Retail is detail and JB Hi-Fi is the master

There's never been a better time to take a closer look at successful retailers.

JB Hi-Fi record half unaffected by Christmas slowdown

Electronics retailer avoids slower Christmas trade experienced by several other retailers.

Robust spending on electronics boosted September quarter’s retail sales

Electrical and electronic goods retailing had the largest rise of all 15 retail industries in the recent quarter.