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Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011

Motorola Xoom hits UK shops Q2 2011

By 17 February 2011

The flagship Honeycomb device, the Motorola Xoom, will land in the UK in Q2 2011 in both 3G and Wi-Fi flavours. Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy will be offering up the 3G and Wi-Fi option (and obviously the data contracts to go with it) whilst Currys... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab UK launch date: 1 November

Samsung Galaxy Tab UK launch date: 1 November

By 1 October 2010

Samsung has revealed that its much anticipated 7-inch tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, will be hitting UK shops on 1 November. And whilst it's all well and good that we know when we're going to be able to get our hands on the super tab, it still isn't... >>

DSGi plans Best Buy-beating Currys super megastores

DSGi plans Best Buy-beating Currys super megastores

By 2 March 2009

DSGi is due to reveal plans for Currys "megastores", described as "very large format". Although Currys already offers what most would call large shops, usually in out of town purpose built retail centres, the new, bigger shops are said to be "designed... >>

DSGi, Argos report drop in sales

DSGi, Argos report drop in sales

By 15 January 2009

UK retailers are adding to the downturn gloom with more miserable financial results. DSGi's decline appears to be continuing while Homebase, Waterstones, Argos, Halfords and Clinton Cards have reported drops in sales too. Like-for-like sales at Currys... >>

DSGi makes 250 TechGuys redundant

DSGi makes 250 TechGuys redundant

By 22 December 2008

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

By 27 November 2008

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

By 23 October 2008

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

By 12 September 2008

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

By 3 September 2008

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

By 15 May 2008

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... >>


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