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Dick Smith Electronics' Liquidation reveals grim financial state after seven years
KPMG's latest report on Dick Smith Electronics' liquidation reveals NZ$245.5M in secured debt and ongoing legal battles.
One year on Kogan.com celebrates success of Dick Smith online business
One year on from its acquisition of the failed Dick Smith’s online business, Kogan.com says the business is ‘thriving’ and is ‘a sustainable retailer'.
Education, govt and corporate buck downward trend to record increased PC sales
Education, govt and corporate PC shipments have recorded growth in Australia for Q4 and full year 2016, IDC Australia says. So who's winning and why?.
Former Dick Smith directors and execs facing legal action
Dick Smith directors and executives in the firing line again withreceivers Ferrier Hodgson reportedly filing legal action against them.
JB Hi-Fi NZ profit slumps despite revenue growth
JB Hi-Fi NZ has seen its final profit for last financial year almost halved, despite an 11% rise in revenue and a jump of nearly 13% in gross profit.
Kogan beats FY17 forecast in first half following strong Christmas trading
Kogan.com, which last year acquired and resurrected Dick Smith's online business, has beaten its full year forecast in the first six months of FY17.
JB Hi-Fi sales up; new chief executive takes over reins
JB Hi-Fi's sales continue to climb as it heads into the Christmas period with new products, technologies and stores on the cards.
New Dick Smith online store claims Kiwi success
As the Australian Supreme Court hearing into the demise of Dick Smith rumbles on, the new Dick Smith online store is already claiming local success.
Dick Smith receivers' six month report throws light on high debts
Receivers continue to give little indication of exactly how big the shortfall from failed retailer Dick Smith’s NZ business with debts topping $150m.
Dick Smith creditors vote for liquidation of failed company
Dick Smith Holdings creditors have voted to place the failed business into liquidation in a last ditch effort to recoup some of their lost money.
Dick Smith report outlines the decisions that lead to failure of a giant
A long awaited report into the collapse of Dick Smith Group highlighs numerous poor decisions which ultimately lead to the fall of an industry giant.
Dick Smith fallout continues
Dick Smith management and directors are facing questions over the failure of the business, while Anchorage executives are also in for a grilling.
Exclusive: Dick Smith failure drags Synnex NZ into red
The failure of Dick Smith Electronics has impacted Synnex NZ's financials, dragging the company into the red despite double digit revenue growth.
Dick Smith shareholders told there's nothing in the bank for them
Dick Smith shareholders won't be recouping any of their investment, with administrators this week confirming the cupboards are bare.
Dick Smith back online as Kogan relaunches brand
The new online Dick Smith brand has launched with new owners Kogan.com promising to 'rebuild the legacy of the brand' as a leading tech retailer.
Dick Smith closure opens doors to other 'significant' retailers
Former Dick Smith stores in New Zealand are being snapped up by other retailers, including Bed Bath - Beyond, as the company closes its doors.
From tech to cars: 2 Cheap Cars on the hunt for DSE staff
Dick Smith’s Kiwi staff could find jobs from an unlikely source with 2 Cheap Cars liaising with liquidators to open contact channels to recruit staff.
Final farewell: Closures for last Dick Smith stores set
The dates have been announced for the closure of the final Dick Smith stores, bringing to an end nearly 50 years of business.
Dick Smith closures gather pace with dates for 108 more stores confirmed
The rolling closure of Dick Smith stores continues with closure dates for another 108 stores - including all Kiwi stores - announced today.
Updated: Dick Smith stores given closure deadline of April 30
Dates for the closures of the Dick Smith stores have been announced, with all stores across Australia and New Zealand due to be closed by May 01.
All Dick Smith extended warranties to be honoured
The Warranty Group is assuring Dick Smith customers it will honour all extended warranties sold by the failed company across Australia and New Zealand.
UPDATED: Dick Smith name to live on under new owners, Kogan.com
Kogan.com has purchased Dick Smith's online business and plans to keep the Dick Smith brand alive. Ruslan Kogan explains why - and how.
DSE New Zealand loss of around $100 million expected
Dick Smith Electronics NZ operations have an estimated net loss of nearly $100 million in book value with Ingram Micro and Synnex among the creditors.
Final Dick Smith stores fall as Move Airport stores close
Dick Smith's final four stores have fallen, with receivers announcing the immediate closure of four Move Airport stores after asset sale failure.