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This week's highlights from the Aussie channel - deals, deeds and disties
Today sees the end of another working week (well for most of us at least) in Australia’s channel – so what went down this week?
Former Dick Smith directors and execs facing legal action
Dick Smith directors and executives in the firing line again withreceivers Ferrier Hodgson reportedly filing legal action against them.
Dick Smith fallout continues
Dick Smith management and directors are facing questions over the failure of the business, while Anchorage executives are also in for a grilling.
Final farewell: Closures for last Dick Smith stores set
The dates have been announced for the closure of the final Dick Smith stores, bringing to an end nearly 50 years of business.
Dick Smith closures gather pace with dates for 108 more stores confirmed
The rolling closure of Dick Smith stores continues with closure dates for another 108 stores - including all Kiwi stores - announced today.
Updated: Dick Smith stores given closure deadline of April 30
Dates for the closures of the Dick Smith stores have been announced, with all stores across Australia and New Zealand due to be closed by May 01.
DSE New Zealand loss of around $100 million expected
Dick Smith Electronics NZ operations have an estimated net loss of nearly $100 million in book value with Ingram Micro and Synnex among the creditors.
Plans to sell Dick Smith customer info sparks concerns
Dick Smith receivers have been spoken to by privacy commissions on both sides of the Tasman after concerns over plans to sell customer information.
Dick Smith support staff cut; employees owed $2m in annual leave error
The axe has fallen on Dick Smith support office jobs, while Australian staff may be owed up to $2 million in annual leave.
Long wait for Dick Smith creditors, as extension granted
Courts on both side of the Tasman have approved an extension to the time frame for the second creditors meeting for Dick Smith Holdings.
Dick Smith administrators seek creditors meeting delay
Administrators for Dick Smith Holdings will front the Federal Court of Australia this week to ask for approval to delay the next meeting of creditors.
Dick Smith axes David Jones concession stores; 181 staff affected
Dick Smith's receivers are closing 27 Dick Smith stores in David Jones department stores this Wednesday, with 181 jobs impacted.
Dick Smith creditors in the dark over likely return
Creditors of Dick Smith's New Zealand operations have been told it's still to early to provide any details about the likely return to creditors.
Dick Smith debts nearing AU$400 million; CEO gone
Dick Smith creditors are owed nearly AU$400 million dollars. Meanwhile, the company's chief executive has resigned, effective immediately.
Interest high in Dick Smith business, receivers claim
Potential buyers for the failed Dick Smith business have until January 27 to get expressions of interest in for the company’s businesses.