Articles with tag jb-hi-fi


JB Hi-Fi’s move on the Good Guys gets the go-ahead from ACCC

ACCC sees no issues with the proposed acquisition.

Posted Tue 16/08/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

Muir family may keep 40% stake in Good Guys

If the retailer goes ahead with a public listing.

Posted Thu 21/07/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

The Good Guys CEO names new stores

National expansion rolled out.

Posted Fri 17/06/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

Sunbeam Mother's Day promotion at 600 retailers and websites

Make mum feel special with a $100 Roses Only voucher.

Posted Tue 26/04/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

Square Reader mobile credit and debit card reader

Speeds up payments using smartphone or tablet.

Posted Wed 20/04/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

Pimp Your Notepad with Wacom® Bamboo Spark

Write on paper, save digitally.

Posted Wed 20/04/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi Fi strengthens airport footprint

Key partnership with Heinemann.

Posted Fri 08/04/2016 12:00:00 / Read More »

Bing Lee poised for Albury opening

Retailer will open its second store in October.

Posted Sat 25/07/2015 12:00:00 / Read More »

Stop being archaic and manual! Evolve to electronic price tags!

Retailers looking to throw away the texta and scrap paper and move into the world of 21st Century labels and shelftalkers should consider esLabels for digital in-store pricing, according to marketing manager Ruth Hurley.

Posted Wed 11/02/2015 12:00:00 / Read More »

Carphone Warehouse merges with Dixons; implications for Australia

Interesting news overnight in the United Kingdom, where the country's largest telco retailer Carphone Warehouse has announced a merger with one of the largest electronics retailer, Dixons, which operates the Currys and PC World retail brands.

Posted Fri 16/05/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

New app creates the ultimate mix tape for retailers, without the legal hassles

DJ Dean Cherny is the creator of StorePlay, which provides playlists to retailers via their iOS device and it is 100 per cent legal, taking care of paying the royalties on all the music featured on its playlists on behalf of the business.

Posted Mon 14/04/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

Round Up: Retail optimism up! Postage up! Online retail up! Ikea up (in flames)!

Also up in this special uppity RetailBiz are sales are JB Hi-Fi and Country Road, while Officeworks is owning up to a slip-up last week regarding its 3D printers. Plus, are you interested in Brisbane style? Is anyone?

Posted Mon 03/02/2014 12:00:00 / Read More »

Sixteen stores by Christmas: JB Hi-Fi Home offers a "growth opportunity"

JB Hi-Fi CEO Terry Smart has used the company's AGM to talk up the strength of the company's Home stores. The appliance store network, first launched as a "trial" last December, will include 16 stores by Christmas with plenty more to come.

Posted Wed 30/10/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi sets ambitious target for JB Hi-Fi Home network

JB Hi-Fi has set an ambitious goal for its JB Hi-Fi Home store concept, announcing that there is the potential to grow the number of stores in Australia to 50 within the next three years

Posted Mon 16/09/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi overcoming shopping centre declines, running Home at breakeven

JB Hi-Fi's positive sales and net profit result for the 2013 financial year came despite down-trend pressure on shopping centre-based stores, which are being hit hard by the current lows in consumer confidence.

Posted Wed 14/08/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Home growth to accelerate as JB Hi-Fi targets appliance categories

The eight new JB Home stores are turning over around $3 million each per annum and JB Hi-Fi plans to convert 10 more outlets into JB Home stores during FY2014, with a target of 50 by the middle of 2016.

Posted Tue 13/08/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi, The Good Guys lead industry in Facebook popularity

JB Hi-Fi and CatchOfTheDay have been named the most popular retailers on Facebook.

Posted Wed 26/06/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi revises profit after strong sales

JB Hi-Fi has issued an update on its sales and net profit guidance for the 2013 financial year.

Posted Mon 06/05/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

Leaders and Followers: the best and worst of retailers using Twitter

Across the board in 140 characters.

Posted Tue 05/03/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi grows profit

JB Hi-Fi reported it made a net profit of $82.1 million for the first half of the 2013 financial year.

Posted Mon 11/02/2013 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi Home begins selling appliances online

B Hi-Fi has launched its new JB Hi-Fi Home website.

Posted Fri 14/12/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi opens in Broadway

Broadway Shopping Centre has welcomed the launch of JB Hi-Fi to its centre.

Posted Mon 03/12/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi makes a move into Home Appliances

JB Hi-Fi has announced plans to take its low cost way of doing business into the whitegoods sector.

Posted Thu 29/11/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi online sales jump over 77 per cent

CEO Terry Smart discussed the strong performance of the retailer despite challenging economic conditions.

Posted Thu 01/11/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB continues commercial market investment

JB Hi-Fi continues to invest in the Commercial Market with the appointment of Nick Ebbeck as commercial sales manager of Australia and New Zealand.

Posted Mon 08/10/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Winners, losers for in-store customer service

Choice recently conducted a Shadow Shopper survey for the top ten retailers in Australia to see how their customer service skills stack up against one another.

Posted Thu 27/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi launches music instrument education team

As part of the company's strategy to grow itself in the commercial market, JB Hi-Fi has further expanded in the Musical Instrument (MI) market, with the addition of a team of MI education specialists to service the education market in Australia.

Posted Thu 27/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Online sales contribute little to JB Hi-Fi's revenue

Although JB Hi-Fi's online sales are "important" to the retailer, they still equate for only 1.6 per cent of all sales turnover, according to CEO Terry Smar

Posted Mon 17/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Good Guy tops satisfaction survey

The Good Guys has picked up Canstar Blue's award for most satisfied customers for the second year running, following a consumer poll that compared electronics retailers and tracked customer interactions with Australia’s leading stores.

Posted Fri 14/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB HI Fi's move into B2B Telco sees new appointment

JB Hi Fi is moving into B2B Telecommunications with the appointment of Tony Nikolovski as B2B Telecommunications manager.

Posted Thu 06/09/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi store sales grow, profit slips

JB Hi-Fi has reported record sales of $3.13 billion for 2012 financial year and a full year net profit after tax of $104.6 million, in line with previous guidance.

Posted Mon 13/08/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Bidder for David Jones revealed

The company that has made a $1.65 billion takeover bid for David Jones has been revealed by a UK blog site as EB Private Equity.

Posted Mon 02/07/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Mastercard signs on JB Hi-Fi in PayPass Wallet launch

MasterCard is simplifying shopping both in-store and online with the launch of PayPass Wallet Services where JB Hi-Fi has become one of the first merchant partners to incorporate the technology into their system.

Posted Tue 08/05/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

Harvey Norman blamed for JB's slide: RBS report

Following JB Hi-Fi's profit downgrade last week, a leading industry analyst has said that the company's weaker than expected profit forecasts were the result of market-wide discounting, led by Harvey Norman.

Posted Tue 01/05/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi projects drop in annual profits

JB Hi-Fi has announced that it expects its annual sales results for the 2011-12 financial year will be in line with forecasts, predicting sales of $3.1 billion for the year following a strong January-March quarter.

Posted Fri 27/04/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi chairman retires

JB Hi Fi's Patrick Elliot will retire from his position as chairman of the board and as a non-executive director on 31 May 2012.

Posted Thu 05/04/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi to strum a tune or two

JB Hi-Fi has greatly expanded its musical instruments range, which is being sold in selected stores in four states of Australia.

Posted Mon 27/02/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

DJs, Harvey Norman: Private equity targets

Following the buyout of Pacific Brands recently by a US-based private broker, Deutsche Bank has highlighted that Harvey Norman and David Jones are the next probable takeover targets.

Posted Tue 17/01/2012 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi not flying so high

Despite numerous reports that JB Hi-Fi is one of few large Australian retailers that are bucking the trend, it too is also now admitting to feeling the pressure of the struggling retail sector.

Posted Mon 19/12/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Price cut: JB Hi-Fi's direct imports

Electrical retailer JB Hi-Fi has begun selling imported branded photography products from Asia through its online store.

Posted Mon 21/11/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Staff is JB Hi-Fi's key to success

JB Hi-Fi held its annual general meeting today, with company chairman Patrick Elliott and CEO Terry Smart discussing the retailer’s successes over the past year.

Posted Fri 14/10/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi's high hopes

The company expects its sales results in the financial year circa to be $3.2 billion despite reporting that comparable store sales growth was a negative 1.2 per cent for the financial year of 2011.

Posted Tue 09/08/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Internet retailing will take greater share of sales, investment bank warns

Online sales will soon take a larger share of retail growth in Australia according to research from investment firm Morgan Stanley.

Posted Thu 30/06/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi enhances payment process

JB Hi-Fi will advance its in store point of sale system by integrating it with its online payment processing system, which is delivered by financial services company ThinkSmart.

Posted Tue 10/05/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi wins the heart of consumers

According to the 2011 Corporate Reputation Index, compiled by research consultancy AMR, JB Hi-Fi is viewed by Australians as having the best overall reputation based on strong perceptions around its products and innovation.

Posted Tue 19/04/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Clive Anthonys stores face restructure

According to JB Hi-Fi, this move is necessary following "several years of disappointing returns" and advised that there would be "further deterioration in 2011 half year sales and earnings".

Posted Wed 30/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Ex-CEO joins JB Hi-Fi board

As indicated when Uechtritz resigned as CEO of the company in February that he intended to rejoin the board in early 2011. Joining him in the position as non-executive director will be Beth Laughton.

Posted Tue 29/03/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi pushes online presence

The company has reached a record half year net profit of $87.9 million from $1,683 billion of sales for the six months ending 31 December 2010, with total sales up by 8.3 per cent.

Posted Mon 07/02/2011 12:00:00 / Read More »

Tapping, going at JB Hi-Fi

JB Hi-Fi has joined the retailer bandwagon offering MasterCard PayPass at its stores in the lead up to Christmas.

Posted Tue 23/11/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi's high hopes for Christmas

The overall strength of the economy, low levels of unemployment and a strong product assortment should underpin a successful Christmas trading period, company CEO Terry Smart said.

Posted Fri 15/10/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi gets exclusive first crack at LifeStudio, other retailers left to wait

JB Hi-Fi will have first rights to sell an interesting new external storage solution from Japanese tech specialists Hitachi.

Posted Wed 01/09/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Stock shortages and timing have hurt panel sales during World Cup

Although the 2010 World Cup Soccer has improved panel sales at a retail level, the increase has not been as dramatic or as significant as other major sporting events, such as the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Posted Thu 08/07/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi beats Nestle and Qantas to come out on top

Australian home entertainment retailer JB Hi-Fi has the strongest corporate reputation and is viewed more positively by Australians than some of our largest companies, according to the 2010 Corporate Reputation Index.

Posted Wed 05/05/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

Costco Australia to open six new stores

Costco Australia is set to open up to six new stores in the next three years, if directions from the company's head office are acted on.

Posted Fri 19/03/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi continues to smash records

JB Hi-Fi Limited has announced a record half yearly net profit of $76 million from $1.554 billion in sales for the six month period ending 31 December 2009.

Posted Tue 09/02/2010 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi named 2009 Telstra Dealer Channel Partner of the Year

JB Hi-Fi was the big winner at the annual Channel Partners Conference this week, where it was awarded the 2009 Telstra Pinnacle Dealer Channel Partner of the Year, the 2009 National Media Award and the National Retail Award.

Posted Fri 28/08/2009 12:00:00 / Read More »

JB Hi-Fi profit to jump by 41 per cent

JB Hi-Fi has just released its financial expectations for the 2009 financial year and has outlined that its profit forecast for the full year is sitting at $92 million, a 41 per cent increase.

Posted Wed 10/06/2009 12:00:00 / Read More »

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