About Us Company History For more than 50 years Reid Technology has been involved in the New Zealand electronics scene as an importer, distributor and service agent. We will always be at the cutting edge of electronic technology. We currently focus on Technology for Independence — this is the core value that runs through all of the products we offer. Technology for Independence aims to improve the quality of life for the hearing impaired through assistive listening and living devices. Solar power systems allow people to live independently in remote locations.
Dick Smith (retailer) - Wikipedia
Initially, the business focused on installing and servicing car radios. In , the business's success required it to move to bigger premises, first Atkinson Street, St Leonards , later Carlotta Street, Artarmon with flagship store nearby, on the Pacific Highway, Gore Hill. Alongside the car radio business, he opened "Dick Smith Wholesale". The business catered to electronics hobbyists, meeting a need Smith had felt. In those days, hobbyists could only buy components from larger wholesale companies better setup for dealing with commercial customers.
Dick Smith Electronics
John Fisk Chair of the Board Wellington John is the Wellington Managing Partner and the National Leader of Restructuring for PwC in New Zealand and has over 25 years of experience providing business recovery services and advice on a broad range of insolvency, restructuring and monitoring assignments both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. John was appointed to the Corporate Insolvency Working Group established by the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs in which reported on a range of insolvency law reforms, including the regulation of insolvency practitioners. He has been specialising in restructuring and insolvency for over 20 years.
In , Tandy changed its business to electronics when it acquired control of RadioShack , a forty-year-old electronics business with nine stores and a mail-order arm. From to , RadioShack grew to more than stores and dealers in the US, with a further stores and dealers in Canada, England, Europe and Australia. They were administered from a rented office and warehouse in the Sydney suburb of Rydalmere. This is not free enterprise, it is not competition, it is totally unfair Many independent electrical businesses in smaller towns added Tandy products to their range.