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#59833 13-Apr-2010 09:56
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When did Harvey Norman finally get a decent site running ?

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz

Makes it easier to see what they have on offer now rather than having to fight for parking at the Wairau Park branch.




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  #317661 13-Apr-2010 10:13
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Far out, good job HN, finally!!! That definitely owns JBs site, but I still really like the Dick Smith site

I only use the HN site for finding directions because it was just like a Briscoes mailer without the pricing before, but this changes it :) Will definitely hit here a bit more often




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  #317663 13-Apr-2010 10:14
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Not sure when it happened either, but my wife is currently looking for a new fridge and she said she might look at the Harvey Norman website to see what their range was like; I told her not to bother as the site was appalling and had no product info at all.



I ended up looking like a dork

 
 
 
 


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  #317664 13-Apr-2010 10:15
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I think they changed over easter weekend.

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  #318087 13-Apr-2010 21:41
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Big thumbs up to HN! Well done! Much better than the old site ...

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  #318101 13-Apr-2010 21:58
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Harvey Norman. Welcome to the age of the internet.

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  #318149 14-Apr-2010 00:53
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Clean design and implementation, looks good!

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  #318159 14-Apr-2010 02:46
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Well it's about time...

The last time I had a discussion with a HN sales rep about their website (or lack off), he suggested it was purposely lacking so to encourage people to come into the store rather than browse a site...

My view is, if I cannot do the research on the site first, compare products and prices, I wont even bother going into the store.

Now they have a decent site, I can view their products properly, compare prices and specs etc...I may see something I like or a good deal and will make the trip into HN.




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  #318179 14-Apr-2010 08:34
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The site is an improvement but their search still sucks.

I searched for "cordless phone" and the first result was a travel adaptor followed by a list of cell phones, useless! Searching for "PS3 remote" was even worse!

The same searches on the Dick Smith site gave me exactly what I wanted.

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  #318182 14-Apr-2010 08:40
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Looks good, pity about their prices though

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  #318255 14-Apr-2010 10:58
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semigeek: Looks good, pity about their prices though


At HN if you pay the sticker price you are a mug. I have brought many items from them but unless the item was already discounted I have never paid full price. 







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  #318265 14-Apr-2010 11:08
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Wow!! this is amazing!!
Finally a website with full of products......still I like Dick Smith search engines better :-)

Hopefully jbhifi and others follow DickSmith website model

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