Hardware War (JNB:HWW)

TechCrunch  Oct 2  Comment 
 Another day, another Gracenote acquisition. The Tribune-owned entertainment information company has bought yet another metadata provider — this time Australia’s HWW for $19 million USD. The purchase is designed to extend Gracenote’s reach...
Sydney Morning Herald  May 13  Comment 
RON TAFFA, the son of Lebanese migrants, knows something about the vagaries of the retail hardware trade over 56 years since he opened his shop in West Ryde. But with his son, Anthony, he knows the biggest challenge is yet to come.
WA Business News  Dec 7  Comment 
Great Southern team vault back into play - The West; Rinehart move adds to Fairfax intrigue - The Fin; Goyder ready for hardware war - The Aus; Norilsk to reopen WA nickel mines - The West; Skills crisis risks $150bn in projects - The Aus
The Australian  Dec 7  Comment 
WESFARMERS chief Richard Goyder is looking forward to next year when he'll get to show Woolworths how to run a hardware store.
The Australian  Sep 27  Comment 
THE battle for market share in the $30 billion hardware sector is heating up, with the Wesfarmers-owned Bunnings investing $600 million.
The Australian  May 30  Comment 
OUTGOING Mitre 10 boss Mark Burrowes says the independent hardware chain can prosper, despite Woolworths' rollout of 150 big-box stores. 
WA Business News  Dec 10  Comment 
CEOs warn on jobs squeeze; Joyce targets banks, Chinese; Broadband and ETS the 'keys' to change; Image makeover for FIRB; Metcash's Mitre 10 success ignites hardware war
The Australian  Nov 27  Comment 
GROCERY wholesaler Metcash has launched a surprise takeover offer for independent hardware chain Mitre 10.
The Australian  Aug 25  Comment 
FIRST Woolworths and Coles fought in the supermarket aisles. Then the battle moved into the bottle shop, before spilling on to the service station forecourt. Now they'll be facing off with hammers and power tools.



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