Harvey Norman


Small traders are being “smashed”, claims Bunnings boss

6:02PM | Thursday, 28 June 2012 |  Major retailers are putting pressure on the Federal Government to protect the local market from overseas online competitors, with the managing director of Bunnings claiming that smaller specialty traders are being “smashed”.

Five good Gerry Harvey points on online retail

3:34PM | Tuesday, 13 March 2012 |  Harvey Norman chief Gerry Harvey has come to his own defence, writing an editorial for the Business Spectator. Here are five key points you should take away from his editorial.

Harvey Norman’s new GST-free site gives franchisees the jitters

12:50AM | Friday, 23 December 2011 |  Franchisors should seek advice from their franchisees to ensure long-term sustainability, an expert says, after Harvey Norman began selling games on a GST-free website.

Harvey Norman’s new website incorporates franchisees

11:33PM | Thursday, 24 November 2011 |  Harvey Norman has finally launched an eCommerce site, despite the reservations of its chairman Gerry Harvey, but measures are in place to soften the blow for bricks-and-mortar franchisees.

Harvey Norman launches online store – five things we love, and five things we don’t

11:28PM | Thursday, 24 November 2011 |  It's taken a few years, but retail giant Harvey Norman has finally flicked the switch on its online store, with users now able to order and purchase products from the company's website.

Trio of Harvey Norman subsidiaries in administration

11:22PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 |  Harvey Norman has appointed an administrator to three of its failing stores, amid complaints by landlords about unpaid rents on two abandoned Rick Hart stores in Western Australia.

THE NEWS WRAP: Tiger suspension to cost $1.5m a week

7:01AM | Monday, 4 July 2011 |  Tiger Airways' shock grounding will will mean big costs for the airline which will fight to get back in the air this week.

Warning to SMEs as Harvey Norman franchisees fined for bait advertising

6:13PM | Wednesday, 8 June 2011 |  Small businesses are warned to pay attention to their catalogue advertising after six Harvey Norman franchisees were fined for advertising items they could not supply.

Gerry Harvey to launch second online store, targets $100 million revenue in three years

4:51PM | Wednesday, 27 April 2011 |  Retail giant Gerry Harvey says that he intends to turnover $100 million from his new site within the next two to three years.

THE NEWS WRAP: Gerry Harvey admits new website will be competing with his franchised outlets

4:11AM | Wednesday, 27 April 2011 |  Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey has admitted that he will be competing with his franchised outlets with the brand’s new Big Buys website.