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Discussion in 'The Pub' started by Jecs, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. Reaper

    Reaper Tells it like it is.

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  2. Trayner

    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    thats because they are shutting most of there shops and merging with another company
     
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    Masters (big bunnings like shop) is closing down and merging with another company?
    Any link i can read?
     
  4. VS 5.0

    VS 5.0 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I would like to see that too.
     
  5. Drawnnite

    Drawnnite Obviously Unsensible

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    merging with Big W to become BIG M
     
  6. acarmody

    acarmody Donati..Whoa Green

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    Dick Smith seems to be in a bit of trouble, maybe merge with them, can be called Masters Dick.
     
  7. STEALTHY™

    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    I dont think its common public knowledge as yet, but i heard they're getting bought by bunnings (coles)
     
  8. VS 5.0

    VS 5.0 Well-Known Member

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    Why would Wesfarmers waste their money on it though ?
     
  9. STEALTHY™

    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    To rebrand into Bunnings and have the whole market ;)
     
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    VS 5.0 Well-Known Member

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    Or let them close, have the whole market and save a bunch of coin.
     
  11. STEALTHY™

    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    But to have the whole market, they'd need to build new stores...

    I wonder if theres a way they could get hold of established stores and rebrand to bunnings...oh wait
     
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    Grennan Slayer of Stupid Threads

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    Woolworths already owns Dick Smith.

    The entire Woolworths network is in some serious trouble and theyre making lots of very questionable decisions in storeland.

    If you buy your meat from there. Stop.
     
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    They don't necessarily need to build new stores. The hordes already flock to their existing stores. Sure, more locations means easier access for those hordes but do they want to take on the issue of the numerous co-located Bunnings & Masters stores meaning double leases/rents in the same spot for no real gain whatsoever. I can see the benefit in taking on stores where they don't have a presence.

    Nope.

    Woolworths sold Dick Smith to private equity for some $94m. They then proceeded to list ~12 months later at a total in excess of $500m. Therein lies the PE scam.

    There is no way in the world DS increased in value by that much in such a short period of time.
     
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    Grennan Slayer of Stupid Threads

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    Wow, didnt realise they sold them. Look at that.
     
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    Drawnnite Obviously Unsensible

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    not sure about you stealthy, but a lot of the masters stores back home are near on next to, across the road from or within walking distance from a bunnings.
    in those cases it would make minimal sense to have bunnings on both sides of the road :p
     
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    acarmody Donati..Whoa Green

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    Every time I see an ad or email for a stores that says "What's in Santa's sack", I cant help but think, **** the internet has ruined my mind.
     
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    Rajesh Koothrappali Banned

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    ya mum!
    If you have an iphone and want a little chuckle, check out the autocorrect for "lardass". apparently it's been that way since at least 2013 and is part of the OS! LOL!

    Good to see IT devs still have a sense of humour about easter eggs. :D
     
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    Drawnnite Obviously Unsensible

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    hmm, wet season up north.
    dry and 43c one minute.
    thunderstorms and torrential rain the next.

    the lightening shows are awesome as though.
     
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