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Dixons Carphone provides free tablets, connectivity and tech support to vulnerable older people

In partnership with Age UK, Dixons Carphone has provided free tablets, connectivity and a dedicated technology support phone line to help hundreds of vulnerable older people from feeling lonely and isolated during the pandemic. The technology retailer, which owns Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse, is working with its charity …

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Dixons Carphone sees 166% increase in online sales as 531 stores close due to lockdown

Dixons Carphone has issued a COVID-19 business update, revealing a massive 166% increase in online sales during lockdown across the UK and Ireland. The online sales jump has recovered around two-thirds of sales lost to store closures due to the COVID-19 lockdown, with the retailer having to close 531 standalone …

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Dixons Carphone to close 531 UK stores on 3rd April, causing 2,900 redundancies

Britain’s biggest electrical and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone has announced that it will close 531 standalone stores to “focus on selling mobile devices and connectivity through its shop-in-shops in 305 big Currys PCWorld stores and online”. The small standalone stores, representing 8% of Dixons Carphone’s total UK selling space, …

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Dixons Carphone reports 10% drop in mobile sales

Dixons Carphone has released a trading update for 13 weeks ended 27th July, revealing a slump in mobile sales. The retailer saw electrical like-for-like revenue up 2% in UK and Ireland, with strong performance in white goods, tablets and gaming; offset by small declines in large screen TVs against World …

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Dixons Carphone profits down £259m

Dixons Carphone has posted its preliminary results for the 12 months to 27th April 2019, reveal a statutory loss before tax of £259 million, compared to its pre-tax profit of £289m last year. “The past year has seen us keep our promises to investors, delivering around £300 million of headline …

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Dixons Carphone handed £29.1m fine for “mis-selling” geek Squad service

Dixons Carphone has been given a £29.1 million fine for training staff in “spin selling”. Handed to the retail giant by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the fine relates to the mis-selling of its geek Squad services. The ‘Geek Squad’ is a mobile phone insurance and technical support service, but …

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