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Another case of keeping up with the Joneses?

30 March 2015: Mark Jones said a while back that he’d be putting more into Jones Family Investments, in the form of Kitchen Things and Applico Group, and the month of March has borne this out.

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A line in the sand? Warehouse Group's new learning centre

20 March 2015: Is The Warehouse Group’s new Learning Centre a line in the sand around education for other retailers?

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See Wares TV on the 2014 Wares Awards!

12 March 2015: With a retrospective of last year's Wares Awards for your enjoyment, here's a reminder of the date & venue for the 2015 Wares Awards!

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Tough start to the year for Noel Leeming, TW Group

06 March 2015: Both Noel Leeming and the TW Group as a whole had a tough first half to the 2015 financial year.

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Former Good Guy heads up Kitchen Things

06 March 2015: Nick Elgin has been appointed General Manager of Kitchen Things New Zealand, replacing Aidan Jury, who leaves in April.

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Briscoes Homeware’s LFL +3.5% in “challenging market”

06 March 2015: Yesterday, Briscoe Group announced another "record" full year result to end January 2015.

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Best of the Aussies? Harvey Norman's H1 result

02 March 2015: Harvey Norman released its first half results (to end December) late last week, showing that its NZ arm fared better than Dick Smith or JB Hi-Fi's Kiwi operations.

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Changes at the top for Canon in New Zealand

18 February 2015: Kim Conner (above) has been named Canon NZ's new Managing Director, thus becoming the first female Managing Director for the Canon Oceania Region.

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Industry: 2015 The truth is out there!

What does the coming year hold for retailers and suppliers? What does the big picture look like? Steve Bohling reports.
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Are NZ results dragging the Australasian chain?

17 February 2015: Neither JB Hi-Fi nor Dick Smith's New Zealand arms had a happy first half to their 2015 financial years.

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Rolling back the years: February 1995 to 2005

What was happening in the appliance channel, as seen through Wares magazine, 10, 15 and 20 years ago? Merv Robertson reports.
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Juicers – the sequel! Breville aims to maximise Joe Cross visit

17 February 2015: Look out for Breville's plans to maximise Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead juicer star Joe Cross' visit to NZ In April.

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Movers & shakers at Fujitsu General

17 February 2015: Changes are afoot at the top of Fujitsu General in New Zealand.

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Tough start to the year for Noel Leeming, TW Group

06 March 2015: Both Noel Leeming and the TW Group as a whole had a tough first half to the 2015 financial year.

Former Good Guy to head up Kitchen Things

06 March 2015: Nick Elgin has been appointed General Manager of Kitchen Things New Zealand, replacing Aidan Jury, who leaves in April.

See Wares TV on the 2014 Wares Awards!

12 March 2015: With a retrospective of last year's Wares Awards for your enjoyment, here's a reminder of the date & venue for the 2015 Wares Awards!

Juicers – the sequel! Breville aims to maximise Joe Cross visit

17 February 2015: Look out for Breville's plans to maximise Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead juicer star Joe Cross' visit to NZ In April.

Movers & shakers at Fujitsu General

17 February 2015: Changes are afoot at the top of Fujitsu General in New Zealand.

Samsung: Our TVs are not eavesdropping

12 February 2015: Samsung has responded officially to reports that its smart TVs have been eavesdropping on customers.

Briscoes Homeware’s LFLs +3.5% in “challenging market”

06 March 2015: Yesterday, Briscoe Group announced another "record" full year result to end January 2015.

Best of the Aussies? Harvey Norman's H1 result

02 March 2015: Harvey Norman released its first half results (to end December) late last week, showing that its NZ arm fared better than Dick Smith or JB Hi-Fi's Kiwi operations.

Changes at the top for Canon in New Zealand

18 February 2015: Kim Conner (above) has been named Canon NZ's new Managing Director, thus becoming the first female Managing Director for the Canon Oceania Region.

BISSELL changes NZ distribution

17 February 2015: Towards the end of January, BISSELL announced a change of distribution for the New Zealand market, to take effect from April.

Noel Leeming makes Windy City CBD debut

17 February 2015: Noel Leeming's brand new, new format Featherston Street store had its official opening earlier this month. 

January: Appliance & whiteware spending +7.4%

05 February 2015: Overall, retailing in New Zealand made a strong start to the year. How did the appliance channel fare?