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Long wait for Dick Smith creditors, as extension granted
Courts on both side of the Tasman have approved an extension to the time frame for the second creditors meeting for Dick Smith Holdings.
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Dick Smith administrators seek creditors meeting delay
Administrators for Dick Smith Holdings will front the Federal Court of Australia this week to ask for approval to delay the next meeting of creditors.
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Dick Smith axes David Jones concession stores; 181 staff affected
Dick Smith's receivers are closing 27 Dick Smith stores in David Jones department stores this Wednesday, with 181 jobs impacted.
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Dick Smith creditors in the dark over likely return
Creditors of Dick Smith's New Zealand operations have been told it's still to early to provide any details about the likely return to creditors.
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Dick Smith debts nearing AU$400 million; CEO gone
Dick Smith creditors are owed nearly AU$400 million dollars. Meanwhile, the company's chief executive has resigned, effective immediately.
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Interest high in Dick Smith business, receivers claim
Potential buyers for the failed Dick Smith business have until January 27 to get expressions of interest in for the company’s businesses.
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Noel Leeming
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.
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Noel Leeming
Which Kiwi electronics retailers are winning with consumers?
A new Canstar Blue survey shows which Kiwi electronics retailers are tops in their customers' eyes - and also reveals Kiwis love of 'showrooming'.
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Finance, Leasing & Rental
'Challenging' market drags Dick Smith profit expectations down
Dick Smith Holdings has lowered its 2016 profit expectations by up to $8 million after disappointing October sales figures and market concerns.
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Dick Smith NZ posts best sales performance since acquisition
Dick Smith's Kiwi operations have had their best quarterly sales performance in years, but it's not enough to stop a downward revision for NPAT.
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Innovation
Submissions wanted for DigMyIdea Māori Innovation Challenge
A new competition is calling on New Zealand’s top emerging entrepreneurs to submit their ideas for the DigMyIdea Māori Innovation Challenge.
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Finance, Leasing & Rental
Restructure; declining Kiwi sales drag Dick Smith profit down
Restructuring costs of $5.5 million have hit Dick Smith’s FY2015 profits, with results also dragged down by declining New Zealand sales.
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Noel Leeming
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.
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Dick Smith ‘transformation’ continues with restructure
Eighty support office positions affected as DSE owners continue transformation of the retail chain.
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CFO
Dick Smith's NZ 1H sales fall, margins shrink in competitive market
Dick Smith Holdings says its New Zealand unit's margins shrank and sales fell in a competitive market and and a deterioration in consumer sentiment.
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Trade Me
Dick Smith partners with Trade Me to reach more Kiwis
Dick Smith has partnered with Trade Me to launch the Dick Smith Trade Me store.
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Gaming
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.
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Dick Smith defies market slump to beat sales forecast
"This improvement reflects the growth in our store network and 'can do' trading mentality."
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Dick Smith on track as NZ sales slump slows
"The early benefits to our New Zealand business from the February transformation are in line with our expectations..."
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Gaming
Skip the queues this Boxing Day thanks to Dick Smith
For shoppers wanting to save time and avoid queues this Boxing Day, Dick Smith is offering customers the option to skip checkout lines with its scan-to-buy mobile app.
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Major step as Dick Smith lists on ASX
Iconic consumer electronics business has officially been admitted to the list of the Australian Securities Exchange.
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Cloud
Android App Review: Dick Smith NZ (Beta)
Remember when the internet became so important that if you had a shop, you also had to have a website.
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Gaming
Dick Smith to open 77 stores within 3 years
Technology retailer embarks on ambitious plan after completing final business buyout in July, opening stores in both NZ and Australia.
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Dick Smith completes final business buyout
Buyout signifies a new chapter in technology retailer's independent success as Anchorage Capital Partners and Management completes a release from the financial obligations to its former partner; Woolworths.