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Currys/PC World outlines new iPad launch plans

Currys/PC World outlines new iPad launch plans

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Currys/PC World has confirmed that they will be stocking Apple’s new iPads.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:18AM
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Maplin owner unfazed by Dixons Carphone competition

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The new owner of tech retail chain Maplin is unafraid of the recent merger between Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse - and the increased competition it could bring.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:48AM
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Currys/PC World reveals top ten tech gifts for Christmas 2014

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Retailers Currys and PC World have unveiled their top ten Christmas 2014 best-seller predictions, plus top five products for gadget junkies, kids and more.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2014 at 12:01AM
Dixons: Our prices are cheaper than Argos and John Lewis

Dixons: Our prices are cheaper than Argos and John Lewis

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Currys/PC World owner Dixons Retail says it is changing its pricing to better compete with its rivals - particularly in the online space.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 27th 2014 at 10:53AM

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Mystery Shopper: Reading

Mystery Shopper: Reading

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As well as playing host to the titular summer music festival, Reading is known for its varied tech inhabitants, with the UK offices of Microsoft, Nvidia, Intel, HP, Fujitsu and ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 9th 2014 at 11:39AM
Dixons rolls out 'Smart Tech' sections in Currys and PC World stores

Dixons rolls out 'Smart Tech' sections in Currys and PC World stores

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Dixons Retail is to introduce ‘Smart Tech’ zones to five of its Currys and PC World outlets.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 9th 2014 at 10:28AM
Currys/PC World TV sales double ahead of World Cup

Currys/PC World TV sales double ahead of World Cup

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Sales of TVs in Currys & PC World have doubled year-on-year as consumers upgrade their sets in time for the World Cup in Brazil.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 5th 2014 at 10:15AM
Mystery Shopper: Oxford

Mystery Shopper: Oxford

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It is one of the most revered locations in England and a cultural hub for UK talent, with Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, Radiohead and T.E. Lawrence all hailing from ‘the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 24th 2014 at 9:00AM

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Kantar Retail: 'Indies need to worry about Dixons again'

Kantar Retail: 'Indies need to worry about Dixons again'

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Kantar Retail has warned independent retailers that they should be wary of Dixons Retail's resurgence in the market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2014 at 12:58PM
A third of all smartphones sold in Q1 were phablets

A third of all smartphones sold in Q1 were phablets

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Smartphones with screens over 5-inches are on the rise, according to the latest research from Canalys.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 19th 2014 at 11:10AM
ANALYSIS: How will Dixons Carphone affect the market?

ANALYSIS: How will Dixons Carphone affect the market?

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

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 15th 2014 at 9:46AM
Dixons and Carphone Warehouse to merge in £3.8bn deal

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse to merge in £3.8bn deal

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Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse have confirmed that they are to merge in a deal worth £3.8 billion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 15th 2014 at 9:07AM

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PC gaming buyer Simon Urquhart departs Dixons Retail

PC gaming buyer Simon Urquhart departs Dixons Retail

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Dixons Retail's PC gaming and components category manager Simon Urquhart has left the business, PCR understands.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 9th 2014 at 9:46AM
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

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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