‘We gambled on this thing’: Gerry Harvey reflects on the past six months

In an interview with Inside Retail this week, Gerry Harvey revealed the business philosophy that has driven decision-making at Harvey Norman over the past six months and resulted in unprecedented increases in sales and profit.  We asked the retail veteran and executive chairman of the global furniture chain how long the ‘boom times’ will last, what he’s heard about the Melbourne reopening and whether retail rents will ever change. Here are his insights.  Inside Retail: You’