JB Hi-Fi Limited (JBH) is a specialty discount retailer of branded home entertainment products. The group's products fall into consumer electronics, car sound systems, music, Digital Versatile Disc’s (DVD’s) and white-goods. JB Hi-Fi Limited achieved revenue growth of 17%, EBIT growth of 23% and NPAT growth of 26% for the year ended in 30 June 2010
In the past, JCP had, on average, one price campaign every day. The stores were full of sale signs and retail rise was getting out of control. JCP partnered with numerous exclusive collaborations which was hoped to bring about an expansion for the firm. However, due to the economic slump, the oversaturation of the market, and an expected lack of quality in the goods from the consumer perspective, JCPenney’s success was degrading in contrast to its competitors. (Sloan, 2010).
Lowe’s has entered into the Canadian and Australian market in attempts to gain unclaimed market shares. It has not gained enough traction in the Australian market but has done well in Canada. Lowe’s should focus more on expansion in Canada because of the strong need for Home Improvement stores. Lowe’s has the opportunity to gain more market share by developing a mobile application that allows users to view all items offered and what deals are taking place. Customer service is a top priority in any retail industry, Lowe’s needs to improve this dramatically. Lowe’s needs knowledgeable, friendly-staff that go beyond just showing a customer where a product is in the store. By doing so, Lowe’s will retain more customers and its competitors will lose shares of the market.
John Lewis is a chain of upmarket store operating throughout United Kingdom and owned by John Lewis Partnership. John Lewis is the largest retailer in the UK and started trading in 1864 on London1s Oxford Street and a growing online business (John Lewis, 2016). The John Lewis Partnership is unique: it’s the UK’s largest example of co-ownership and its activities are governed by a principles-based Constitution (John , 2016).
JB Hi-Fi limited is a company that is based in Australia. It usually engages in the selling of the home consumer electronic products which include the televisions, video cameras, mobile phones, home theatres, digital still and other electrical accessories like the kitchen equipment, computing equipment, the air conditioners, small electrical appliances like the car sound systems; both visual and audio and other things like the movies and games. It continues to stock exclusive specialist range of Hi-Fi products. JB Hi-Fi has its subsidiaries that include JB Hi-Fi (A) Pty Ltd, JB Hi-Fi Group Pty Ltd, Rocket Replacements Pty Ltd and JB Hi-Fi NZ Limited.
Hi-Value Supermarkets became a division of Hall Consolidated, a privately owned wholesaler and retail food distributor in 1975. Hi-Value Supermarkets is considered to be the smallest of the three supermarkets chains owned by Hall Consolidated, with a small store distribution for its category. Hi-Value was the number one or two ranked supermarket chain in each of its trade markets (as measured by market share).
Company: JB Hi-Fi limited has achieved sales of $3.65 billion in the financial year of 2015, with a total sales growth of 4.8% and comparable sales growth of 2.9% on last financial year. In 2015 the net profit tax has increased 6.4% to $136.5 million, earnings per share increased 7,4% to 137.9 cents per share and the hole dividend for the 2015 financial year increased 7.1% on the before financial year to 90.0 cents per share. JB HI-Fi Capital Management area has conducted regular revirews of all the aspects of its capital structure with the main focus on increasing all returns to its
J. Crew contributes part of its decline to the “place” aspect of the retail mix. As a result of the popularity of online shopping, mall traffic has greatly declined in recent years. Also, when shoppers do go to malls, J. Crew is competing with other American middle-tier retailers like
The HomeGoods chain of stores was introduced in 1992, and today it operates over 400 stores across the nation. HomeGoods carries an assortment of home décor merchandise including accent furniture, rugs, wall art and other goods.
| -Easy for JLP customers to ‘switch’-This ability to ‘switch’ for consumers is mitigated by JLPs unique approach to their customers – by providing real service, and service-incentives within employees, they create a shopping experience that cannot simply be replicated in any other store-CULTURE creation within their stores makes switching (with the same level of service) very difficult for consumers.-Relatively low share of retail market represents a real threat in terms of ‘weight’ in the market – threatens expansion-JLP has built more stores in past year, compared to any other year, despite limited capital – clear focus on
JB Hi-Fi is a large Australian discount retailer of CDs, DVDs, video games, Blu-ray Discs as well as other consumer electronics. The company was originally headquartered in Victoria but later on expanded throughout the Australian provinces and eventually into New Zealand. As a retailer, JB Hi-Fi has managed to expand its product range to include computers, computer games, mobile phones as many other accessories despite various threats posed by the internet technology (The Intelligent Investor,2012).The company was established back in 1974 by John Barbuto in the Melbourne surban of Keilor East. He then sold the company sometime in 1983 to David Rodd and Richard Bouris who then proceeded to expand into a chain of 10 stores in Sydney and Melbourne with an annual turnover of $150 million by the year, 2000 when the company sold a majority of its shareholding to a private equity. The company was then listed in the Australian Stock Exchange in 2003.Initially, JB Hi-Fi specialized in Hi-Fi equipment. As the popularity of the vinyl records reduced in the 1990s, the company the company switched to CDs. The company specializes in the sale of imported CDs mainly sourced from the U.K and the U.S.A. The company has diversified to the sale of LCD and Plasma TVs, digital camera, audio/visual, in-car entertainment, DVD movies, portable audio, other gadgets as well as information technology. At the moment, the company is the leading retailer of Apple Computer products in
JBS Australia is a leading supplier of Australian beef and lamb products, exporting to more than 80 countries whilst successfully maintaining significant market share in the domestic market. JBS employs in excess of 8,500 people across Australia in a broad range of roles.
As the strategy of BskyB has always remain customer focused and the company has always aimed high to serve its customer with its robust and highly innovative broadcasting technology, from a long
Housed in a metal body, the JBL speakers feature a compact design to fit most cars and trucks. Two woven glass fiberglass layers provide this signature JBL Plus One woofer with its sturdiness for a long performance life. The rugged woofer on each speaker has an epoxy coating and a Nomex honeycomb core. They provide 25 percent more active surface area than a conventional cone. It leads to a greater bass output and increased efficiency. You will enjoy greater midrange clarity and lower distortion at high output levels. A floating grill with a center opening allows you to make adjustments.
NOEL LEEMING is the fore runner in consumer electronics and appliances retail in New Zealand. There are about 90 stores all over New Zealand. The company has different kinds of business under their hat like B2C and B2B. They have a wide range of products with well-known brands and offer a best price, which attracts the customer and this is the reason they keep going back to them. They have over 100 years’ experience in retail and have created a value for the brand NL. Now the Warehouse group has acquired the Noel Leeming Group, which has now made the the largest retail group in the country. They are well known for their after service and open learning, which is now their USP. Noel Leeming also made their mark