Harvey Norman news stories
New Zealand Companies Office
The battle of big tech: Biggest tech retailers in NZ reveal financial reports
Both JB HI-Fi and Harvey Norman have seen significant improvements in their businesses, according to financial records recently filed with the NZ Companies Office.
Govt widens 'essential products' to include tech goods
New Zealand businesses are now able to sell ‘essential’ non-food consumer products such as computer equipment and mobile phones, while the country remains at Alert Level 4 lockdown.
Harvey Norman NZ financial results exposed
The tech and furniture retailer capped off a successful financial year.
'Best ever' H1 results for Harvey Norman with IoT among the drivers
Harvey Norman has logged its 'best ever' first half results, with IoT and connected technology among the driving forces for the company.
Harvey Norman NZ stores see near $100m revenue increase, 60% profit jump
Harvey Norman's New Zealand stores logged a stellar FY2016, with a $98.5 million increase in revenue - and a 60% jump in net profit.
Harvey Norman posts ‘standout’ Kiwi results as IoT runs hot
Harvey Norman's New Zealand business has posted 'standout' financial results for the year with profit and revenue soaring.
Internet of Things
Harvey Norman to go upmarket in Sydney, eyes IoT play
Harvey Norman will launch a new upmarket store format in Australia following the success of its Millenia Walk superstore in Singapore.
The Good Guys appoints managers for IPO, ASX listing
The Good Guys is stepping up its plans for an IPO and ASX listing appointing managers for the process - but is still open to 'alternate proposals'.
Finance, Leasing & Rental
Harvey Norman Limited takes profit hit
Harvey Norman Limited has saw its revenue climb in the financial year ending June 30, 2015, but profits were down around 20%.
Harvey Norman franchisee cops $52,000 fine for consumer law breach
Retailers are being reminded of their obligations under Australian Consumer Law, with another Harvey Norman franchisee fined for misleading consumers.
Noel Leeming, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi to sell Microsoft laptop
Noel Leeming, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi steal the march as the first retailers to win the rights to sell Microsoft's Surface Book.
Big name tech retailers fail to win customer support in Consumer survey
New Zealand’s big name electronics stores have been slammed in a new Consumer NZ survey, with only 40% of some store’s customers recommending them.
Which NZ retailer is leading the pack on Google?
Digital marketing firm FIRST Digital has released a new industry report showing which retailers are ranking on Google.
Samsung aiming high with Galaxy launch
Samsung is gearing up for a big Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge launch on Saturday - with the lure of a wealth of accessories to bolster retailer sales.
Extended warranties: are you being ripped off?
Sales staff at big-box retailers including Noel Leeming, Harvey Norman and Smiths City have been promoting extended warranties with misleading claims.
The Warehouse and Noel Leeming praised for 'family friendly values'
Family First NZ is congratulating The Warehouse and Noel Leeming for removing R18 games and DVDs from its shelves, and is calling on other retailers to do likewise.
Glimmer of hope for Harvey Norman after NZ results
New Zealand has been Harvey Norman's standout performer for the first half of fiscal 2013, at least in terms of percentage increases in sales, which were up 3.6% on the same period a year ago.
Harvey Norman reports NZ losses
Electronics retailer struggles for Kiwi sales after Canterbury earthquakes.