Gerry Harvey

Type: Person
Name: Gerry Harvey
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Good news and bad greets modest CPI increase for June 2014 quarter

The announcement today of a modest rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is likely to lead to the Reserve Bank (RBA) keeping interest rates on hold on the first Tuesday of next month (August), according to leading analysts and economist.The Australian ... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Suppliers and retailers warned to pass on Carbon Tax savings; repeal met with praise from industry despite warning of “arrogance”

The ACCC has greeted the repealing of the so-called Carbon Tax by warning wholesalers and retailers of their legal obligation to pass through savings caused by this removal onto the customer.The Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on ABC TV’s 7:30 program ... [Published Appliance Retailer - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Government faces 'new paradigm' in the Senate

TANYA NOLAN: The unruly scenes in Parliament yesterday have raised questions about the Government's strategy in dealing with the new Senate crossbenchers.While one leading businessman describes the new Senate as a comedy show, a former Liberal senator ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Encrypted messaging service seeks funds

Cryptocat founder Nadim Kobeissi said the relatively modest $45,000 (€33,000) Kickstarter campaign to get funding is due to the fact that “we don’t think the leap will be particularly difficult” to expand the current model.“The technology is already there” ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Co-owners climb to top of business franchise

IT HAS been a long journey for original co-owners, Gerry Harvey and Ian Norman, to establish and develop an innovative retail chain, now known as Harvey Norman. Today it is a franchise operation across Australia and internationally. Chris Hard and Ryan ... [Published Queensland Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gerry Harvey says he’s owed millions by mining entrepreneur

Harvey Norman executive chairman and prominent race horse owner Gerry Harvey is apparently assessing his options with regard to recovering debts owed, last week revealing to Fairfax Media he is owed millions of dollars by mining entrepreneur and businessman ... [Published ConnectedAustralia - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Going native now gone for ANZ

The building, and managing, of corporate empires has changed a bit since ANZ boss Mike Smith was a lad at the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.In a recent post from Melbourne HQ, Smith reports that management by expats is passe - at ANZ in any ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Four ways to get yourself onto the BRW Rich List

Reading this year’s BRW Rich 200 , it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the talent Australia’s business world has to offer. From property tycoons to entrepreneurs who built their technology business from the ground-up, all took risks and in turn built a fo ... [Published Smart Company Australia - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gerry Harvey worth $1.55 billion, is Australia’s 21st richest person, but still billions behind Gina Rinehart

Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey has today been named Australia’s 21st richest person, with a $1.55 billion fortune, according to BRW ‘s annual Rich 200 list. Solomon Lew, who is significant shareholder of Breville Group through his Premier Investments ... [Published Appliance Retailer - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gerry Harvey too busy to retire

When Gerry Harvey caught up with Lizzie and Phil last week, better known to you and me as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, he used the opportunity to solicit a few tips.Harvey was part of the Queen's Royal Ascot parade before the big races, but it ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 4 reports

'They just become nobodies overnight': Why Gerry Harvey is happy to work forever

The billionaire executive chairman and co-founder of Harvey Norman, Gerry Harvey, has balked at a minimum retirement age, saying people should be able to work for years after they turn 65.Mr Harvey, who is approaching 75, says he can work just as effectively ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gerry Harvey Is Amongst The 100 Most Trusted Australians

Yes, you read that right — we rate the Harvey Norman founder at #62. But once you realise that the list — assembled by Readers Digest and based on a national poll — rapidly descends from genuinely inspiring individuals (Charlie Teo, Fiona Wood) to random ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jun 17 2014]

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...descended sharply, in June 2013, Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey said this would lead to increased prices, telling Fairfax online sites that, "suppliers will either move fast or hold out on raising their prices, but regardless, if the dollar goes down, the prices of all imported appliances will go up" . The dollar recovered from that dip below US 90 cents, as is currently trading at US 94 cents, after four months of relative stability
Speaking of the early retirement of his recently departed business partner, Ian NormanNorman Harvey says: "i could just never understand it … i'd think to myself would i want his lifestyle or mine? there was no contest."

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Good news and bad greets modest CPI increase fo... [Published Retailbiz.com.au - Jul 23 2014]
Suppliers and retailers warned to pass on Carbo... [Published Appliance Retailer - Jul 18 2014]
Government faces 'new paradigm' in the Senate [Published ABC Online - Jul 11 2014]
Encrypted messaging service seeks funds [Published Irish Times - Jul 10 2014]
The plot thickens surrounding Tinkler’s mysteri... [Published Crikey Media - Jul 08 2014]
Co-owners climb to top of business franchise [Published Queensland Times - Jul 08 2014]
Fast Broadband Scores Exclusive Fetch TV Deal F... [Published Channel News Australia - Jun 30 2014]
Gerry Harvey says he’s owed millions by mining ... [Published ConnectedAustralia - Jun 29 2014]
Going native now gone for ANZ [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jun 29 2014]
Four ways to get yourself onto the BRW Rich List [Published Smart Company Australia - Jun 27 2014]
Gerry Harvey worth $1.55 billion, is Australia’... [Published Appliance Retailer - Jun 26 2014]
Gerry Harvey too busy to retire [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 25 2014]
'They just become nobodies overnight': Why Gerr... [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 25 2014]
Tinkler Owes Harvey "Millions" [Published Channel News Australia - Jun 25 2014]
Herald Breakfast - June 25 [Published Newcastle Herald - Jun 24 2014]
He owes me millions: Harvey [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jun 24 2014]
Gerry Harvey’s stocktake of Nathan Tinkler’s Pa... [Published Newcastle Herald - Jun 24 2014]
The tactics of fear [Published techcentral.ie - Jun 23 2014]
News Corp's not ready to pop pill [Published Canberra Times - Jun 19 2014]
Mike O'Donnell trading in his Trade Me role [Published Brisbane Times - Jun 17 2014]
Gerry Harvey Is Amongst The 100 Most Trusted Au... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jun 17 2014]
Journalists less trusted than lawyers, taxi dri... [Published Mumbrella - Jun 17 2014]
Harvey slammed over online whinge [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 12 2014]
Fact Sheet for Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd [Published Silobreaker - Dec 18 2009]
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