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DSGi makes 250 TechGuys redundant

DSGi makes 250 TechGuys redundant

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250 people have been made redundant from the TechGuys' serving and repairing division. DSGi, parent of Currys and PC World, initially told 600 people that their roles were at risk, but have actually cut 250 jobs after the company posted a £30 million... >>

DSGi posts £30 million loss

DSGi posts £30 million loss

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It's more bad news from the UK's high street retailers as the Dixons Store Group International has posted a massive multi-million pound loss. In the last six months of trading the group - that covers PC World, Currys, Dixons and PIXmania - has reported... >>

DSGi cutting investment by £30 million

DSGi cutting investment by £30 million

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DSGi, the company behind Currys, Dixons and PC World, will cut investment in its stores by about £30 million. The move comes as the group reveals a 7% decline in sales over the first half of its financial year. DSGi says that consumer confidence has... >>

Cdiscount to launch in UK

Cdiscount to launch in UK

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French retail giant Casino is about to launch what's being called a "major assault" on the UK market. The chain will launch its online brand "Cdiscount" in the UK, apparently setting its sights on stealing market share from DSGi, Comet, Tesco and Amazon... >>

Dixons reports sharp downturn in sales

Dixons reports sharp downturn in sales

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DSGi, the Dixon's group of companies, has reported what's being called a "sharp downturn" in sales across two of its chains. Chief executive John Bowkett has been quoted as stating: "It's probably the most difficult trading environment we have seen almost... >>

DSGi group undergoes "radical" review

DSGi group undergoes "radical" review

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In the biggest review of its business to date, DSGi will close 77 Currys.digital stores, trial new retail formats and is even re-thinking product lines. Chief executive John Browett says the review offers "radical and detailed plans" and will "transform... >>

Best Buy after Currys, Dixons and Comet

Best Buy after Currys, Dixons and Comet

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It seems the Best Buy execs have been mighty busy. Just last week, we reported on a £1bn joint venture will see US retailer Best Buy's vast array of consumer electronics sold through Carphone Warehouse. And now we have news that Best Buy may be after... >>

Dell closes all of its US kiosks

Dell closes all of its US kiosks

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Following on from its decision to start selling its PCs in a range of highstreet chains across Europe and the US, Dell has now opted to close all of its US kiosks. Reuters is reporting that the 140 kiosks, which are mainly in shopping malls around the... >>

DSGi issues £50 million profit warning

DSGi issues £50 million profit warning

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DSG International the retailer which owns Currys and PC World, has issued a profit warning. A Christmas sales period described as "dire" has been the main explantion for the drop in profits. It has been announced that full year profits before tax are... >>

2007: A year in review, December

2007: A year in review, December

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While O2 relished the ever-rising iPhone sales in the UK, Vodafone attempted to prevent its rival T-Mobile enjoying the same glory in Germany. A German court overturned an injunction which would have forced T-Mobile to sell unlocked iPhones. Vodafone... >>