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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'
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Dick Smith closure opens doors to other 'significant' retailers
"Some electronic retailers have secured a number of sites, potentially capitalising on goodwill generated from the location created y Dick Smith."
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Plans to sell Dick Smith customer info sparks concerns
Dick Smith receivers have been spoken to by privacy commissions on both sides of the Tasman after concerns over plans to sell customer information.
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DSE NZ second meeting pulled forward
Creditors of the failed Dick Smith Holdings businesses are likely to receive an earlier than anticipated update from administrators.
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Dick Smith: Fall of a giant
Everyone knows Dick Smith Electronics. So where did it go so wrong? We look back at the company from its early successes to eventual decline.
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Breaking: Dick Smith stores to close; 3000 jobs gone
Dick Smith is to close all its stores across Australia and New Zealand after failing to receive any acceptable offers for the business.
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Dick Smith support staff cut; employees owed $2m in annual leave error
The axe has fallen on Dick Smith support office jobs, while Australian staff may be owed up to $2 million in annual leave.