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E-Commerce Time Machine: Harvey Norman

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By Published On: September 22, 20200 Comments

Founded in 1982, Harvey Norman has transformed into one of the biggest household names in Australia. Let's see how its e-commerce platform has transformed from 1996 to the current day in the e-commerce time machine.

Harvey Norman is famous for its household appliances, furniture and electronics. Founded in 1982, it quickly became a household name. For more than a decade, Gerry Harvey has downplayed the power of e-commerce, calling it a ‘con, a complete con’.

“Online people do not make any money. The whole world was conned with online retailing,” he told SmartCompany in 2008. How have times changed? Let’s take a look in the e-commerce time machine to see how Harvey Norman’s online platform has transformed from 1996 to today.

 

 

Harvey Norman – 1996

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Harvey Norman – 2004

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Harvey Norman – 2008

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Harvey Norman – 2012

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Harvey Norman – 2016

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Harvey Norman – Today

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