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Comet fire sale now on: 'Everything reduced'

Comet fire sale now on: 'Everything reduced'

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Comet, the UK consumer electronics retailer that was placed in administration just over a week ago, has now started its expected fire sale, with every single item in store reduced. Administrator Deloitte has posted a large notice on the brand's webpage... >>

Comet administrator accepts gift cards after all

Comet administrator accepts gift cards after all

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Deloitte, the administrator handling Comet's recent woes, has announced that the chain will accept Comet gift cards still held by members of the public. In addition, gift cards issued on behalf of the charity Family Fund will also be accepted. It is perhaps... >>

Comet in trouble, administration looms for UK retailer

Comet in trouble, administration looms for UK retailer

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GAME owner OpCapita is facing similar troubles with its Comet retail chain that led to its own buy-out of the videogames high street brand. Reports today claim that the electronics retailer is on the brink of entering administration. Like with GAME since OpCapita... >>

Harrods Apple Store opening its doors for iPad 3 launch?

Harrods Apple Store opening its doors for iPad 3 launch?

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The rumoured Harrods Apple Store in central London could open its doors in time for the iPad 3 launch, that's according to a report from 9to5mac. Its says Harrods and Apple plan to open the new store in mid-March and - with the iPad 3 touted for an official... >>

Harrods to get own Apple Store

Harrods to get own Apple Store

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Harrods, the London superstore for the super rich and/or super swanky, is to get its own Apple Store. According to sources at Harrods Company, the new concession will be situated inside the world famous department store and feature pretty much everything... >>

Asda sells digital camera for £14

Asda sells digital camera for £14

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Asda is selling what it claims to be Britain's cheapest digital camera. At £14, it certainly sounds like a bargain, but we doubt you'll want to go on holiday with one... Unless you're a kiddie, that is. The cameras on offer are from a Disney range of... >>

Google Chrome Zone: First Google shop opens in London

Google Chrome Zone: First Google shop opens in London

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Google has opened its first retail store within a store on London’s gadget street, Tottenham Court Road. The new store within a store, first pioneered by Apple before it started opening shops of its own, has opened in the PC World/Currys superstore... >>

Has the web finally killed the High Street?

Has the web finally killed the High Street?

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Has online retail destroyed your High Street? Are there boarded up premises that used to house your local shops? And when was the last time you carried a big purchase home rather than having it sent direct to your door? These are the sorts of questions... >>

Online Christmas shopping to hit £537 million in a day

Online Christmas shopping to hit £537 million in a day

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Forget about Black Friday, it's time for Manic Monday - the busiest online shopping day of the year, in which £537 million is expected to be spent online. Visa Europe has stated that more money is forked out on e-retail stores on the Monday closest to... >>

TalkTalk launches Soho "Customer Experience Centre"

TalkTalk launches Soho "Customer Experience Centre"

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TalkTalk has taken the unusual step of buying up some real estate in London and turning it into what the company is calling a "Customer Experience Centre". In plain English, that translates to a free Wi-Fi equipped lounge that only customers have access... >>