News and interviews on Terry Smart including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Australia’s major retailers are expecting strong Christmas sales to contribute to good profit growth in 2011
Wednesday, 13 October 2010
Intel records stronger-than-expected third-quarter results, reporting net profit of $US2.95 billion, compared to $US1.86 billion in the previous corresponding period.
Retail giants Harvey Norman and JB HiFi complain the high value of the Australian dollar is exacerbating price deflation on gadgets such as LCD televisions.
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
There are less than 90 days until Christmas, and for most business owners the clock is ticking.
Monday, 09 August 2010
JB Hi-Fi records 26% increase in net profit to $118.7 million for the year ending June 30, but is wary about the next six months as it prepares to battle a subdued retail environment.
Tuesday, 01 June 2010
The Apple iPad has sold over two million units in just two months, but competitors are already attempting to capitalise on the company’s success, with AsusTek unveiling a rival device.
Monday, 08 March 2010
NAB has temporarily suspended discussions with PIS, concerned the ACCC might block its takeover offer for AXA and that talks with PIS are complicating matters.
Monday, 15 February 2010
JB HiFi under Terry Smart by 2012? Probably around a $3.5 billion company with almost 200 stores.
Tuesday, 09 February 2010
Outgoing JB Hi-Fi chief executive Richard Uechtritz has rightly won plaudits as one of Australia’s great retailers. Here are some of his secrets.
Monday, 08 February 2010
The market has been shocked by news JB Hi-Fi’s chief Richard Uechtritz will retire, but his performance has been very impressive over a decade.
JB Hi-Fi has posted record results for the first half of the 2010 financial year, with net profit up 29% to $76 million.