Tag "retail"

Good Guys go to Dell (news)

November 24, 2017

Dell Australia has revealed a partnership with national retailer The Good Guys. Its XPS and Inspiron product ranges, displays, and peripherals will be available from

Kogan saves Dick Smith, but only the online business

March 15, 2016

Your local Dick Smith store has been on the chopping block for a few weeks now as it attempts to sell all stock, but good news, because the store has been saved. Sort of.

Dick Smith to go as electronic retailer shuts shop

February 25, 2016

Local places to buy electronics have just reduced in number, as Dick Smith confirms that it is closing down, putting roughly 3000 staff out of work.

Microsoft opens first store outside US, and it’s in Sydney

November 12, 2015

Australia has plenty of Apple stores, and we even have a couple of Samsung stores, but we now have our first Microsoft store, and it’s not just for Microsoft products, but for anyone with a tech problem that involves a Microsoft-made thing.

Aussies turning away from cash as businesses go cashless

October 1, 2015

We’ve always had a fondness for the Australian note currency. After all, it’s colourful, plastic, and less of a hassle than the coins that weigh down our pockets and can be found at the back of the couch. But ask Australians these days and they’ll say cards are where it’s at.

Microsoft to open first retail store in Australia

April 21, 2015

We’ve seen official Apple stores and official Samsung stores, and later this year, Australia will see its first official Microsoft store, as the big M plonks itself down in Sydney.

CBA redefines Pi, offering more than 3.14 ways to pay

July 17, 2012

When we hear about banks and technology, the news is almost always from the Commonwealth Bank, with the financial giant making a lot of waves for its advancements in payment technology and social networking. Now it's doing it again, introducing a new way for retailers to have you pay when you're buying, well, anything.

GAME goes bust: that’s one less video game retailer

May 14, 2012

If you were a frequent video game buyer in Australia, you're about to have one less retailer to turn to when it comes to satisfying your purchasing needs, as GAME is about to go under.

E-Tail or Retail: When to buy online, and when from a bricks-and-mortar store

June 17, 2011

High street retailers say they are under attack from virtual stores selling more cheaply: should we feel sorry for them, or follow the bargains online? Anthony Fordham reveals where’s best to spend your electronics dollar, and when.