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Dixons launches new 'convenience' and 'lifestyle' store designs

Dixons launches new 'convenience' and 'lifestyle' store designs

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Dixons Retail has revealed two new store designs at two of its outlets.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:43PM
Dixons sold one Chromcast every 4.5 seconds at launch

Dixons sold one Chromcast every 4.5 seconds at launch

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TV streaming device Google Chromecast sold one unit every 4.5 seconds in Dixons Retail (Currys/PC World) stores on launch day.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:20AM
Man wins 16-year battle over laptop with PC World and HSBC

Man wins 16-year battle over laptop with PC World and HSBC

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A man has won £8,000 in damages over a 16-year dispute over a laptop, which he bought from an Aberdeen branch of PC World.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:01PM
ANALYSIS: 'Tougher negotiations' for suppliers if Dixons/CPW merge

ANALYSIS: 'Tougher negotiations' for suppliers if Dixons/CPW merge

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PC vendors and distributors will have a much tougher time negotiating stock deals with Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse (CPW) if they merge, say experts. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:46AM

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Google Chromecast goes on sale in UK exclusively in Currys & PC World first

Google Chromecast goes on sale in UK exclusively in Currys & PC World first

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Currys & PC World stores are the first to sell Google Chromecast in the UK, with the device available to buy today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 19th 2014 at 9:58AM
PC World and Currys to sponsor Gadget Show Live Super Theatre

PC World and Currys to sponsor Gadget Show Live Super Theatre

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Dixons Retail, the multi-channel retailer which incorporates PC World and Currys, is to co-sponsor the Super Theatre at Gadget Show Live.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 17th 2014 at 10:40AM
Currys and PC World offer support to flood-hit communities

Currys and PC World offer support to flood-hit communities

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Currys and PC World are offering support to local communities affected by the recent flooding and storm damage across the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:29AM
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Channel Dragons sign Dixons as exclusive 'Retail Dragon'

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Channel support firm The Tech Crowd has added Dixons Retail as exclusive retail partner of its Channel Dragons initiative, which connects new tech vendors with top UK distributors.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2014 at 10:42AM

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Currys launches computing clearance sale

Currys launches computing clearance sale

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Currys has launched a clearance sale in its computing categories.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:14AM
Record Boxing Day for Dixons as over £100,000 is taken every minute

Record Boxing Day for Dixons as over £100,000 is taken every minute

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Currys and PC World owner Dixons Retail drew record sales on Boxing Day 2013, with more than £100,000 flowing through its tills every minute.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 8:41AM
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Dixons lifts Harrods tech sales 80%

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Harrods’ technology department says it expects the strong demand for premium tech to rise in 2014 and beyond. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2014 at 8:00AM
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Dixons on board with Steam Machines and Steam Wallet retail cards

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Dixons says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring the devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 12:59PM

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Currys & PC World sites enjoy Christmas sales spike

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Dixons Retail's Currys & PC World websites drew record numbers of shoppers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 11:48AM
Mystery Shopper: Stevenage

Mystery Shopper: Stevenage

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Featuring the first-ever pedestrianised shopping area opened by the Queen herself, Stevenage is the target of our Mystery Shopper this month as they try to find a tablet for a ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 23rd 2013 at 9:00AM
TP-LINK partners with Currys & PC World

TP-LINK partners with Currys & PC World

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Home networking vendor TP-LINK has partnered with Currys & PC World to bring wireless connectivity products to UK stores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 18th 2013 at 10:40AM
Currys and PC World offer up to £50 off Retina iPad Mini

Currys and PC World offer up to £50 off Retina iPad Mini

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Currys and PC World are offering up to £50 off the new iPad Mini with Retina display, with deliveries beginning tomorrow (November 14th).

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:34AM

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Dixons predicts death of the box as digital software service shines

Dixons predicts death of the box as digital software service shines

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Being one of the first major retailers to enter the digital PC software downloads arena is starting to pay off, although the rise in sales may kill off boxed products, ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 9th 2013 at 8:30AM
Advent launches Currys and PC World-exclusive Vega Tegra Note 7 tablet

Advent launches Currys and PC World-exclusive Vega Tegra Note 7 tablet

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Advent is bringing its latest tablet to Currys and PC World exclusively.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:18AM
Mystery Shopper: Cambridge

Mystery Shopper: Cambridge

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Cambridge is home to a famous university, several colleges and a number of prestigious businesses. But is its supply of modern tech as great as its tradition? Our Mystery Shopper ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 6th 2013 at 9:20AM
OPINION: Tech retail should give games a chance

OPINION: Tech retail should give games a chance

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Ten years ago PC World was a gaming treasure trove, with racks and racks of boxed titles and software lining its shelves.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:00AM