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Currys & PC World to retain all 800 Phones 4u workers in its own stores

Currys & PC World to retain all 800 Phones 4u workers in its own stores

By 20 hours ago

The recently formed Dixons Carphone has confirmed that all 800 of the Phones 4u workers stationed in Currys and PC World stores will be retained by the group. While Phones 4u suffers an almightly crash after entering administration last week, thought... >>

Dixons Warehouse is good to go, with Europe's approval of £3.8 billion Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Dixons Warehouse is good to go, with Europe's approval of £3.8 billion Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

By 26 June 2014

The European Commission has just given Dixons and Carphone Warehouse the approval to merge. In May, mobile phone giant Carphone Warehouse and electronics specialist Dixons announced a £3.8 billion merger deal. Something Pocket-lint revealed was in the... >>

Carphone Warehouse and Dixons unveil £3.8 billion merger

Carphone Warehouse and Dixons unveil £3.8 billion merger

By 15 May 2014

Mobile phone giant Carphone Warehouse and electronics specialist Dixons have announced a £3.8 billion merger deal. Something Pocket-lint revealed was in the works last March.  Dixons, the owner of Currys and PC World, will join with Carphone Warehouse... >>

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse continue merger talks but appear to be in stalemate

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse continue merger talks but appear to be in stalemate

By 24 March 2014

Talks are continuing between Dixons Retail, owner of Currys and PC World, and Carphone Warehouse about a possible merger that will create an electronics superpower in the UK. However, no decision has been made at present and time is running out. The Takeover... >>

Google's Chromecast finally tipped for UK launch on 19 March

Google's Chromecast finally tipped for UK launch on 19 March

By 16 March 2014

The Chromecast will launch in the UK on 19 March, breaking past its US exclusivity, according to an internal listing at Dixons retail stores obtained by Android Police. The listing doesn't provide a price, or word if Google will be selling the Chromecast... >>

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in merger talks

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in merger talks

By 24 February 2014

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse are in talks over a possible merger that could make the electrical giant and smartphone retailer one powerhouse high-street chain. Both boards have confirmed that they are in talks over combining the companies, although at... >>

Currys and PC World add software downloads to online stores, from Microsoft, Adobe and more

Currys and PC World add software downloads to online stores, from Microsoft, Adobe and more

By 1 July 2013

Now you don't have to wait for all items bought from Currys and PC World to be delivered, the online stores of Dixons Retail have now added software downloads to the items you can buy. Add them to your basket, pay and you can be using the applications... >>

Visa V.me digital wallet to be accepted for payment by Currys and PC World

Visa V.me digital wallet to be accepted for payment by Currys and PC World

By 24 June 2013

Visa Europe has announced that Currys and PC World is to accept payments on its online retail sites using Visa's V.me digital wallet when it goes live in the UK at the end of 2013. The payments technology firm's PayPal rival will allow users to complete... >>

Post-PC era is here as Dixons tablet sales continue to rise

Post-PC era is here as Dixons tablet sales continue to rise

By 20 June 2013

Dixons, the UK retail group that trades as PC World and Currys, has told reporters that it has seen an unrelenting stream of tablet sales in the past year. According to the man in charge, Sebastian James, devices like the iPad, Nexus 7 and Galaxy Note... >>

Dixons chief John Browett jumps ship to Apple

Dixons chief John Browett jumps ship to Apple

By 31 January 2012

Apple has announced that John Browett is joining the company as senior vice president of retail, a position previously held by Ron Johnson who left last year to become CEO of JC Penney. Browett leaves his position of chief executive of Dixons Retail,... >>