Out of the 62 stores that remained when Dick Smith shut down earlier this year, just over a dozen have been re-leased to new tenants. Colliers national director of retail Leroy Wolland said there's a lack of demand for Dick Smith's former stores in smaller
If there’s anything to take away from the last year in the retail sector, it’s that it’s a tough market out there. There has been a string of high-profile foldings within the sector, including Wild Pair and Dick Smith. The latest to go under is
When Kogan.com's owner took over Dick Smith's online site last month, he said he would invest to rebuild consumer trust and make Dick Smith's online offer "better than ever". Marketing expert Roanne Parker takes a close look at Dick Smith's e-newsletters since then and finds
Dick Smith’s relaunched website has appeared a month earlier than expected, boasting prices far below the recommended retail price. Its owner, Kogan.com, is slashing prices and entice customers with a discount-driven model. But will consumers take to it after so much damage has been done?
While Dick Smith has shut its doors for the final time, former staff and stores may have found refuge. Several of the former stores in high-demand locations have been successfully transferred onto other retailers, and companies like 2 Cheap Cars have put out a call
As Dick Smiths’ stores shut for the final time this month, the brand’s reputation has been left in tatters by bad decision after bad decision. Massey University associate professor of retail management Jonathan Elms discusses where it went wrong and if its new pureplay owner
Ben Goodale, managing director of ad agency justONE, is optimistic about the future of Dick Smith following the acquisition of its intellectual property by Australian ecommerce outfit Kogan.com. He chatted with us about what these changes could mean.