The Distillery: Dick Smith's electronic ambush

Jotters say Dick Smith’s David Jones deal is shrewd, but one warns of a potential branding backlash for Paul Zahra.

David Jones has tapped the recently trashed Dick Smith to help solve its own consumer electronics revenue problems. As yesterday’s JB Hi-Fi’s results attest, there are great riches to be won in the industry and this morning the commentators look at how it all fits together.

Meanwhile, the Newcrest numbers have also got a look with one commentator delivering perhaps the best introduction to a piece that The Distillery has ever seen.


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