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Carphone Warehouse records sixth consecutive quarter of revenue growth

Carphone Warehouse records sixth consecutive quarter of revenue growth

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Retailer Carphone Warehouse has reported its sixth consecutive quarter of like-for-like revenue growth for the quarter ending December 28th 2013.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM
Argos enjoys growth in tablets, appoints new chief exec

Argos enjoys growth in tablets, appoints new chief exec

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Argos says sales of electricals - including video gaming, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 9:03AM
Tablet sales growth to slow in 2014

Tablet sales growth to slow in 2014

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Worldwide tablet shipment growth is forecast to slow to 22.2 per cent year-on-year in 2014 to 270.5 million units, says analyst firm IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:13AM
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Exertis Micro-P parent enjoys 'strong smartphone growth'

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The parent firm for tech distributors Exertis Micro-P, Exertis Gem and Exertis MSE is enjoying a "growing position in the mobile handset market". 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:49AM

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Worldwide tech spend to hit $2 trillion this year

Worldwide tech spend to hit $2 trillion this year

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Overall tech spending is set to increase four per cent this year to $2.04 trillion, down from last year's five per cent, says analyst IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:00AM
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Wearable tech market to reach $19bn by 2018, subscription models expected

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Retail revenues from wearable tech devices - like smartwatches and glasses - will reach $19 billion by 2018, reckons Juniper Research.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 15th 2013 at 10:11AM
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Phone vendors outside the Top 5 account for half of Q2 shipments

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Smaller smartphone vendors are driving more growth in the global mobile phone market, claims research firm IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 26th 2013 at 12:28PM
Negative PC growth expected to hit -10 per cent in 2013

Negative PC growth expected to hit -10 per cent in 2013

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Citi Research has amended its forecast for negative PC growth, voicing growing concerns over the state of the PC market.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2013 at 2:53PM

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Tablet boom continues to boost retailers

Tablet boom continues to boost retailers

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European retailers continue to celebrate strong tablet sales as the must-have devices continue to outsell both laptop and desktop PCs.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 11:32AM
Skype reports record breaking 2012

Skype reports record breaking 2012

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Microsoft’s Skype service broke records last year after it grew its traffic by 44 per cent to broadcast over 167 billion minutes of voice and video traffic.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Feb 15th 2013 at 12:05PM
Tablet sales break record as Q4 2012 sees 52.5m devices sold

Tablet sales break record as Q4 2012 sees 52.5m devices sold

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Worldwide tablet sales have greatly outpaced industry predictions as a record total 52.5 million devices were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 31st 2013 at 2:26PM
UK digital downloads pass £1 billion in 2012

UK digital downloads pass £1 billion in 2012

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A report being published by the Entertainment Retailers Association will this morning says that digital sales in the UK passed £1bn in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 9:42AM

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GfK: Tablets lead IT retail to growth

GfK: Tablets lead IT retail to growth

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Figures from GfK have shown that the IT retail market grew by 1.3 per cent in October, boosted primarily by the tablet sector.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Nov 30th 2012 at 1:41PM
John Lewis profits grow by 60 per cent

John Lewis profits grow by 60 per cent

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John Lewis has posted 60 per cent profits growth and 13 per cent sales growth for the first half of fiscal 2012.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 14th 2012 at 11:38AM
Global gaming market expected to reach £72 billion by 2015

Global gaming market expected to reach £72 billion by 2015

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A new market report has forecast that the global gaming industry will be worth $117 billion (£72 billion) by 2015.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 12th 2012 at 12:50PM
Gartner: External storage market growth slower than expected

Gartner: External storage market growth slower than expected

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The global external hard drive market totalled $5.5 billion dollars in the second quarter of 2012 – a 6.7 per cent year-on-year increase that fell short of the 7.9 per ...

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 10th 2012 at 1:17PM

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HDD prices fall by 25 per cent

HDD prices fall by 25 per cent

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The UK hard drive market performed well in the first four months of the year, boosted by lowered prices and a steady recovery from the Thailand floods.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on May 30th 2012 at 11:41AM
Lenovo net profits soar by 73%

Lenovo net profits soar by 73%

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Lenovo has reported that its net profits for fiscal 2011 grew by an astonishing 73 per cent.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on May 23rd 2012 at 10:55AM
iPad boosts April online sales to strongest in 18 months

iPad boosts April online sales to strongest in 18 months

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Online sales of electrical goods grew by 26 per cent in April, boosted by the lauch of the iPad 3.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on May 22nd 2012 at 10:53AM
The Hut Group sees 70 per cent growth

The Hut Group sees 70 per cent growth

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The Hut Group, which includes the e-tail specialist Zavvi, has reported sales growth of 70 per cent for 2011.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Feb 10th 2012 at 4:49PM