JB Hi-Fi

Retailers nervous as clock ticks down to Christmas

After a bruising three-month battle with his largest shareholder, veteran retailer Solly Lew, Myer boss Richard Umbers was looking forward to …

Trends

10 top shares for 2017 in review

A the start of 2017 I put forward 10 shares that investors should buy due to certain qualities they offered including value, growth, and income. …

Stocks

An interview with Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - STACK | JB Hi-Fi

<b>Robert Levon Been – vocalist/bassist for San Fransisco alt-rock act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – spoke to Zoë Radas about how astonishing new album</b> …

Lou Reed

Dealhacker: 20% Off Microsoft Surface Pro And Surface Laptops

Source: Microsoft<p>The Surface Laptop was one of my favourite products this year. I don't know where I'd be without it. If you're looking to pick up …

Microsoft

‘Santa’s list might be shorter this year’

In a note on Tuesday, Citi retail analysts led by Craig Woolford warned Myer, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and Premier Investments were facing the …

Retail earnings at risk as discounting rises, foot traffic falls

Retailer euphoria over Amazon's less than spectacular Australian launch is fading fast as trading conditions deteriorate in the lead-up to …

Markets

‘Red Dead Redemption 2:’ Rockstar’s Microtransactions Model Might Avoid EA’s ‘Battlefront II’ Fiasco

Being the next big triple-A title expected to release, <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> has caught the eye of gamers and those with anti-microtransaction …

Gaming

Forget the naysayers. The economy's growing at the fastest pace in 15 months

The day after Australia registered a pretty good economic growth number, the press didn’t want to believe in it, instead preferring to worry about a …

Economy

The top 10 most popular marketing articles on SmartCompany in 2017

Effective marketing is one of the most important tools a small business can use on to grow their business, so it should come as no surprise that …

Marketing

Australian Christmas Delivery Cut-Off Dates

If you’re the kind of person that hates crowds (me), shopping (me) and can’t deal with Christmas carols all day long (me) – then online is the way to …

Logistics

Hands On With Locksmart Keyless Padlocks

Image: From supplied<p>The humble padlock has been a mainstay of security for a long time. While outwardly simple, these 2,500 year old inventions have …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon in Australia: the science behind the hype

Worth more than half a trillion US dollars, Amazon has not only captured the Zeitgeist of the early 21st Century, but reinvented it.<p>Amazon has …

Technology (Australia)

Nanoleaf lights up rooms in ways no smartlight will

<b>Smart lights are one of the easiest ways to make your home into a “smart home”, but what if you want something a little different?</b><p>It’s hard to deny …

Home Automation

As Alibaba ramps up, Amazon loses the plot in Asia

The US online retailer finally introduces Amazon Prime in Singapore but the launch has been described as "piecemeal", which should give Alibaba even …

Technology

What Amazon's Arrival Means for Australia

Amazon Australia’s launch last week was a long time coming, but local players are divided on what this spells for the country's retail</b> …

Fashion

Will the ASX be next victim of Amazon effect?

by Matthew Leibowitz<p>Amazon has finally arrived, giving Australians their first taste of how the other half live.<p>Yet for all the talk of disruption to …

ASX

The Best Deals On Amazon Australia Are Games And Blu-Rays

Image: BBC<p>The online shoppers of Australia have perused Amazon's offerings. And they have found them wanting. With very few exceptions, the deals on …

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

The 12 Best Games For The Nintendo Switch

Illustration by Sam Woolley<p>You just bought a new Nintendo Switch. Now it's time to figure out what games you want to play. We've got you …

Nintendo Switch

Retailers, don't be relieved

It sure was an inauspicious start to Australia’s retail revolution. Cyclone Amazon didn’t flood the market with incredible discounts, didn’t blow …

Business (Australia)

Amazon experiences 'biggest opening day ever' after Australian launch

<b>Amazon has claimed the launch of its Australian site yesterday was the biggest opening day in the retailer's 23-year existence.</b><p>Despite many shoppers …

Amazon

Are these 4 shares about to have a Santa rally?

There is this funny belief that there’s some form of a Santa rally where shares will go up before Christmas. Shares have a habit of going up …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Mexican fund manager sucks up big chunk of vacuum cleaner retailer Godfreys

A Mexican fund manager based in Guadalajara spent almost $250,000 buying extra shares in ailing vacuum cleaner retailer Godfreys in late November …

Online U.S. retail giant Amazon enters Australian market - Xinhua

SYDNEY, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Online U.S. shopping giant Amazon has officially launched operations in Australian on Tuesday, with the brand looking to …

News (China)

Markets Live: Brighter day for ASX

Wall Street turned weary on Wednesday, with a slide in energy stocks and Home Depot offsetting gains in the technology sector..<p>The Nasdaq had slipped …

Economy

Happy day for retailers as Amazon fails to live up to the hype

Australian retailers have breathed a sigh of relief and enjoyed a healthy bump to their share prices after their worst fears about Amazon outgunning …

Business (Australia)

Amazon’s Australian Debut Brings Excitement, Dread and Defiance

MELBOURNE, Australia — Amazon quietly began operations in Australia on Tuesday, the start of what could be a shake-up of that country’s retail market, which is worth hundreds of billions of dollars.<p>For Australian businesses, Amazon’s international expansion — which now includes more than a dozen …

Business

Amazon's arrival set to shake up Australia's retail sector

<b>Amazon has made its long-awaited entry into Australia, in a move that could have ramifications for the country's A$300bn (£171bn) retail sector.</b><p>Online shopping makes up a relatively small - but growing - proportion of retail sales in Australia.<p>Geography, poor infrastructure and firms slow to adapt …

eCommerce

Amazon's Australian launch was 'weirdly underwhelming'

James Hall was perched at his "home theatre personal computer" two Thursdays ago, repeatedly hitting the refresh button on Amazon's Australian site …

Business (Australia)

Amazon flips switch on Aussie online store in a bid to grab some Christmas coin

Aussies who’ve been spending the last week refreshing the amazon.com.au site in expectation of doing a spot of shopping with the ecommerce giant …

Technology

Buy A Nintendo Switch From JB Hi-Fi For $379.05

Image: Kotaku<p>A one-day sale over at JB Hi-Fi let's you save 5 per cent on their already reduced price for the Nintendo Switch.<p>We've already reported …

Nintendo Switch