Jessops archive

  • Jessops online: Is it actually competitive?
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    Jessops online: Is it actually competitive?

    By 29 March 2013

    Jessops has just reopened, brought back to life by Dragons' Den star Peter Jones. There will be 30 stores opening up across the country, in a phased opening, starting with big shopping areas like London and Birmingham, along with the new website, just...

  • Dragon Peter Jones re-opens 30 Jessops stores, launches new website
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    Dragon Peter Jones re-opens 30 Jessops stores, launches new website

    By 28 March 2013

    Jessops has made a return to the UK high street, as Peter Jones of Dragons' Den fame looks to re-open 30 stores along with a new website. Starting with London and Birmingham, Jessops will be open for business on Thursday 28 March, with four more stores...

  • Dragon Peter Jones buys Jessops brand, but none of the 187 stores
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    Dragon Peter Jones buys Jessops brand, but none of the 187 stores

    By 1 February 2013

    Dragon's Den star and successful entrepreneur Peter Jones has bought the Jessops brand for an undisclosed sum. However, those hoping that the 187 high street stores that have been shut since the firm went into administration will be disappointed, the...

  • High street photo store Jessops ceases trading, all stores to close
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    High street photo store Jessops ceases trading, all stores to close

    By 11 January 2013

    High street camera store Jessops has gone into administration today, Wednesday 9 January, appointing PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as administrator. The camera chain runs about 200 stores in the UK and The Telegraph has reported that up to 2,000 jobs could...

  • Jessops' photography classes will make you picture perfect, even if you're a beginner
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    Jessops' photography classes will make you picture perfect, even if you're a beginner

    By 2 July 2012

    Budding photographers can now hone their skills on one of the many photography courses Jessops is to begin offering. Classes range from beginners to advanced and are available around the country. Jessops used to offer similar courses, but withdrew them,...

  • Swarovski crystal-encrusted Samsung cameras on show
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    Swarovski crystal-encrusted Samsung cameras on show

    By 21 July 2011

    Samsung has added some bling to its camera range with Swarovski crystal-encrusted versions of the NX11 and the ST30, but don't get too excited, as these little beauties aren't for sale. The one-off pimped up cameras were on show at camera retailer Jessops'...

  • Jessops debuts tablet for in-store printing
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    Jessops debuts tablet for in-store printing

    By 21 July 2011

    Jessops is set to introduce an exclusive tablet that will sit alongside its in-store kiosks in order to make printing your snaps even easier. Produced by software company Lucidiom - which provides the software for Jessops' printing kiosks - the tablet...

  • Fujifilm HS10 priced in the UK
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    Fujifilm HS10 priced in the UK

    By 16 April 2010

    Camera retailer Jessops has just dropped us word that it's begun stocking the prosumer-focused Fujifilm Finepix HS10, which was launched back in February. The device has a 30x optical zoom lens, with on-lens zoom control just like a DSLR, three different...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Fujifilm Finepix J210W for £99 at Jessops
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    Daily Tech Deal: Fujifilm Finepix J210W for £99 at Jessops

    By 4 February 2010

    We proffered some advice on gifts for Valentine's Day in a previous tech deal, but for those who are feeling flush we thought we'd point you in the direction of this compact camera offer. Jessops is offering the Fujifilm Finepix J210W for £99, claiming...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Free photo deals and suggestions for Valentine's Day
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    Daily Tech Deal: Free photo deals and suggestions for Valentine's Day

    By 3 February 2010

    Today's tech deal might just be able to help you out of a fix, if you're one of the many who sometimes lack inspiration when it comes to buying Valentine's gifts. For some Valentine's Day might be considered to be a bit of a con, but like it or not it's...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Last day of Jessops' special offer
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    Daily Tech Deal: Last day of Jessops' special offer

    By 25 January 2010

    For today's tech deal we thought we'd let you know that the Jessops 3-day special offer on its Canon Ixus range is coming to an end - finishing Monday 25 January. Included in the discounts is the Canon Ixus 95 IS - a 10-megapixel effort with with 17 shooting...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Jessops offers up to 50% off cameras
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    Daily Tech Deal: Jessops offers up to 50% off cameras

    By 29 December 2009

    If you're one of those people who just can't get enough of shopping and are straight back into the fray after Christmas, then we have something that'll be right up your street. Jessops will be giving up to 50% off selected products  - mainly compact...

  • Countdown to Christmas: Astronomical telescope for £45 at Jessops
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    Countdown to Christmas: Astronomical telescope for £45 at Jessops

    By 18 December 2009

    The discovery of a new planet this week in the constellation Ophiuchus - named GJ 1214b - caught our imagination, so we thought it might be nice to feature this cut-price telescope which is available from Jessops for £45. The Jessops 800-80 Astronomical...

  • Countdown to Christmas: Buy an Olympus Pen E-P1 get flash free
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    Countdown to Christmas: Buy an Olympus Pen E-P1 get flash free

    By 11 December 2009

    In today's Countdown to Christmas deal we bring you news of an offer from Olympus, featuring its Pen E-P1. In the UK, from Saturday 12 December, when you buy a Pen E-P1 you'll qualify for a free FL-14 flash, with the offer open until the end of January...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Quidco offers 10% cashback on Jessops online purchases
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    Daily Tech Deal: Quidco offers 10% cashback on Jessops online purchases

    By 29 October 2009

    Photographers, amateur and professional alike might well be interested in today's tech deal as Quidco is offering 10% cashback on all online purchases from Jessops until Monday 2 November. This is all part of Jessops' tenth anniversary celebrations and...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Jessops.com 10-year celebration
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    Daily Tech Deal: Jessops.com 10-year celebration

    By 26 October 2009

    Until the 2 November Jessops is offering discounts on a variety of digital cameras and accessories to celebrate 10 years of Jessops.com. Today sees the Nikon Coolpix S640 on sale with a £199 price tag and free standard delivery, Although a good price...

  • Jessops offers two new digi photo-frames
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    Jessops offers two new digi photo-frames

    By 21 October 2009

    Jessops has announced the launch of two new digital photo frames to add to its range in time for the Christmas shopping frenzy. The own-brand photo frames come in 8-inch and 10.4-inch screen sizes with a black frame and have multi-card slots for SDHC,...

  • Jessops captures exclusive on Fuji Finepix F72EXR
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    Jessops captures exclusive on Fuji Finepix F72EXR

    By 9 October 2009

    Jessops has announced it's bagged the exclusive on the Fuji Finepix F72EXR compact digi-cam. The Fuji F72EXR is a 10-megapixel, 10x optical zoom compact with Fuji's EXR tech. The EXR technology claims to use the sensor in three different ways to optimise...

  • Jessops offers exclusive Fuji Finepix J30 in bright blue
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    Jessops offers exclusive Fuji Finepix J30 in bright blue

    By 11 September 2009

    Jessops has announced it will be offering the Fuji Finepix J30 exclusively in blue. Launched earlier this summer, the J30 is aimed at the beginner slash budget end of the market and is already on sale in pink, black and silver. The blue version shares...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Nikon Coolpix S225 under £100
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    Daily Tech Deal: Nikon Coolpix S225 under £100

    By 4 September 2009

    As part of the Jessops bank holiday deals (obviously a follow on from last month) the Nikon Coolpix S225 is being offered up for £99. It appears that the price is pretty competitive, sweetened further by the option of bundled deals which might save you...

  • Fuji Finepix A170 now available in blue
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    Fuji Finepix A170 now available in blue

    By 19 August 2009

    Jessops has announced that it's going to be getting an exclusive blue version of Fuji's Finepix A170 compact digital camera, originally launched back in July. As previously reported on Pocket-lint, A170 has a 10.2-megapixel sensor, can shoot up to ISO...

  • Jessops offers funky Acme Made camera bags and cases
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    Jessops offers funky Acme Made camera bags and cases

    By 29 July 2009

    Jessops has announced its latest line in camera accessories - the 2AM range of camera bags, sleeves and pouches by Acme Made. The £32 "Bowler" is described as a "fun, sexy alternative" to the standard camera bag. Designed for DSLRs it is fully padded...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Jessops' online deals
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    Daily Tech Deal: Jessops' online deals

    By 13 July 2009

    Jessops' online shop appears to have had a makeover and to drum up some publicity they're offering some special offers. Focusing - pardon the pun - on the prints and posters end, as opposed to the hardware, offers include prints for 5p when you order...

  • Jessops announces Olympus Pen E-P1 launch event
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    Jessops announces Olympus Pen E-P1 launch event

    By 18 June 2009

    Jessops has announced that it will be offering the new Olympus Pen E-P1 with a launch event open to all customers at its London New Oxford Street store on 25 June. At the launch event - that will see photographer David Bailey in attendance - starting...

  • Jessops gets Sony Alpha 330 exclusive
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    Jessops gets Sony Alpha 330 exclusive

    By 3 June 2009

    Jessops has announced that it is to offer Sony's recently announced A330 digital SLR as an exclusive. Available in black, the Alpha 330 is a 10.2-megapixel DSLR with a 2.7-inch LCD monitor and comes supplied with the Sony DT18-55 mm f3.5-5.6 lens. Jessops...