Entries in 'dixons' (34)

Deadline extended for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Deadline extended for Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have been given more time to discuss their possible £4bn merger.

by Laura Barnes
on Mar 24th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Are video games the next for merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse?

Are video games the next for merged Dixons and Carphone Warehouse?

Electronic giant Dixons hopes to become a major player in smartphones via a proposed merger with Carphone Warehouse.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
Merger talks for Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse

Merger talks for Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse

Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse have confirmed they are in preliminary discussions over a possible merger.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Even the UK’s High Street retailers are singing Steam’s praises when it comes to selling games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:01PM in News

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Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Currys/PC World owner says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons has created 3,000 temporary jobs for the lead up to Christmas in various roles across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:12PM in News
Dixons opens concept store with floating screens

Dixons opens concept store with floating screens

Dixons Travel has unveiled its first new concept store at Gatwick Airport, with floating screens, 10-inch tablet ‘look books’ and a ‘KnowHow’ bar.

by Laura Barnes
on Aug 5th 2013 at 12:11PM in News
Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

High Street retail group Dixons has today published its Christmas best-sellers list and predicts the Xbox One to top the PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:38AM in News

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Dixons sells Swedish retailer Webhallen

Dixons sells Swedish retailer Webhallen

Swedish games retailer Webhallen has been sold by owner Dixons to Norwegian ecommerce company Komplett.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Dixons wants its Gaming Bunker to be 
London's destination for PC gamers

Dixons wants its Gaming Bunker to be London's destination for PC gamers

Computing giant Dixons wants to build a community of gamers with its new London games zone.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 13th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
Dixons celebrates a good Christmas

Dixons celebrates a good Christmas

Dixons Retail, owner of PC World and Currys, has today reported strong sales for the 12 weeks up to January 5th, including the Christmas period.

by Helen French
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
Accessories boom for Dixons

Accessories boom for Dixons

Electronics group Dixons Retail plans to ramp up its support for gaming accessories.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 10th 2012 at 1:09PM in News

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Dixons reports 3% like-for-like sales dip

Dixons reports 3% like-for-like sales dip

Dixons Retail says its like-for-like sales fell three per cent for the 52 weeks ending April 28th, while overall sales remained flat.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 10:51AM in News
DSG launching movie streaming service

DSG launching movie streaming service

Currys, PC World and Dixons owner DSG is to launch a new streaming movie service online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2012 at 10:28AM in News
Apple hires Dixons boss

Apple hires Dixons boss

John Browett, former CEO of Dixons Retail, has left the firm for a new role at Apple.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 1st 2012 at 10:25AM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News

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Electrical retail short circuits

Electrical retail short circuits

A Crisis of consumer confidence is having a radical impact on electricals retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2011 at 12:17PM in News
Dixons launches game downloads

Dixons launches game downloads

Dixons Retail has entered the digital game download market with a new online service running across three websites.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 19th 2011 at 7:32PM in News
New games category boss for Dixons

New games category boss for Dixons

A reshuffle at Dixons Retail has seen its Nintendo buyer promoted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2011 at 9:38AM in News
Dixons warns of profit slump

Dixons warns of profit slump

Dixons Retail has issued a profit warning for the financial year, reducing its forecast to £85 million from predictions of £100 to £110 million made in mid January.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 2:19PM in News
Now Currys cuts 3DS to £179

Now Currys cuts 3DS to £179

It's been out of the games biz for some time, but clearly Dixons Retail has spotted an opportunity to burst back into games retail with aplomb.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 10:30AM in News
Major retailers cut 3DS price

Major retailers cut 3DS price

More retailers have cut the price of the Nintendo 3DS ahead of its March launch.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 4th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
DSGi results smash expectations

DSGi results smash expectations

PC World and Currys owner DSG International achieved an eight per cent like-for-like sales growth over the Christmas period, thanks largely to electrical sales in the UK and Ireland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 10:57AM in News
DSGI shares fall to new low

DSGI shares fall to new low

Shares in DSG International fell to 46p last Friday as it prepared to reveal its results this Thursday, according to the Independent on Sunday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 23rd 2008 at 11:30AM in News
DSGi reveals games publishing plan

DSGi reveals games publishing plan

DSGi plans to sign up top development talent in a publishing push that will see a new range of own-brand titles on its shelves by the summer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 7th 2008 at 9:24AM in News