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Harvey Norman

Company nameHarvey Norman Holdings Limited
Company typePublic (ASX - HVN)
SloganGo Harvey Norman, Go!
IndustryRetail: Computer, Electrical, Furniture and Bedding goods
FoundedAuburn, New South Wales (October 1982)
HeadquartersHomebush West, New South Wales
Key peopleGerry Harvey, Chairman/Co-Founder
Ian Norman, Co-Founder
John Slack-Smith, Chief Operating Officer
Katie Page, Managing Director
Chris Mentis, Chief Financial Officer
Revenue(+)A$7.76 billion (2011)
Including revenue from franisee's
Operating income(+)A$417 million (2011)
Net income(+)A$252 million (2011)
EmployeesEst. 10,000 (Australia Only)
407 (Homebush West Headquarters) (September 29, 2006)

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Harvey Norman is a large Australian-based retailer of electrical, computer, furniture, entertainment and bedding goods. It is effectively a franchise and the main brand owned by Harvey Norman Holdings Limited. There are more than 230 Harvey Norman stores in Australia, New Zealand, Slovenia, Ireland, Malaysia and Singapore altogether.

Harvey Norman Holdings Limited is franchisor of several other Australian retail chains such as Domayne, Space Furniture, Ariston Appliances and Joyce Mayne.


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