Entries in 'currys' (32)

Dixons Retail signs up for Gadget Show Live

Dixons Retail signs up for Gadget Show Live

Electronics giant Dixons Retail is partnering with The Gadget Show Live.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 17th 2014 at 10:15AM 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 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
Currys and PC World open London-based 'Gaming Bunker'

Currys and PC World open London-based 'Gaming Bunker'

A PC-focused ‘Gaming Bunker’ has opened in the Tottenham Court Road branch of Currys PC World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2013 at 3:39PM in News

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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
Currys and PC World headline i43

Currys and PC World headline i43

Multiplay's next gaming event will feature electronics retailers Currys and PC World as headline attendees.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 1st 2011 at 3:35PM 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
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

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Currys paying out on Lampard goal

Currys paying out on Lampard goal

Big box electricals retailer Currys has told customers that will recognise Frank Lampard’s controversial World Cup goal against Germany that was ruled out by the referee, robbing England of certain ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2010 at 6:20PM in News
Best Buy preparing DSGi swoop?

Best Buy preparing DSGi swoop?

Best Buy is looking to buy out rival electronics retail group DSGi, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2010 at 4:58PM in News
GAME ‘safe’ from Best Buy invasion

GAME ‘safe’ from Best Buy invasion

Ahead of the opening of its first UK stores in Liverpool, Southampton, Merry Hill and Thurrock next month, Verdict Research consulting director Neil Saunders has told MCV that Best Buy ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 1:45PM 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

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PC World and Currys combo ‘a success’

PC World and Currys combo ‘a success’

DSGi has declared its merger of PC World and Currys a success – and now plans to open more outlets under the new model in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2009 at 12:37PM in News
DSGi refits 120 UK stores

DSGi refits 120 UK stores

DSGi is to step up of its renewal and transformation programme with 120 stores to be refitted by the end of 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2009 at 1:41PM in News
DSGi earnings fall 78%

DSGi earnings fall 78%

DSGi, owner of PC World and Currys, today posted a pre-tax loss of £140.4 million, in what chief executive John Browett described as 'a year of change.'

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2009 at 11:50AM in News
DSGi sells Hungarian stores for €1

DSGi sells Hungarian stores for €1

Currys and PC World owner DSGi has sold off all nine of its Hungarian stores, which operate under the Electro World brand, for just €1 – a move that mirrors ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2009 at 11:30AM in News

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DSGi running scared of Best Buy

DSGi running scared of Best Buy

DSGi has locked down its sales figures on core products as it looks to hide vital information from emergent retail giant Best Buy – leaving GfK-ChartTrack with no
choice but ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2009 at 2:22PM in News
50 megastores planned in Currys push

50 megastores planned in Currys push

DSGi has revealed that as many as 50 Currys megastores could be rolled out over the next couple of years, and its High Street presence could be reduced to just ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 1:49PM in News
Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys to launch megastore chain

Currys parent DSGi will this week announce plans for a new set of Currys megastores, which will be very large format and designed to combat the arrival of US electrical ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2009 at 2:37PM in News
DSGi aims for rights issue boost

DSGi aims for rights issue boost

DSGi is preparing for a rights issue, a process in which share holders are encouraged to buy new shares, which could raise it hundreds of millions of pounds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2009 at 2:33PM in News
Retail threatened by credit 'crisis'

Retail threatened by credit 'crisis'

The UK High Street is battling to prevent a nationwide games stock shortage – as credit insurers cut cover against the industry’s biggest retailers.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 22nd 2009 at 3:40PM in News
Currys and PC World merger trialled

Currys and PC World merger trialled

PC World and Currys parent DSGi has launched a trial store combining both brands. The site, based in Surry, is understood to be 15,000 square foot and contains a product ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2009 at 1:01PM in News
DSGi posts £29.8m loss

DSGi posts £29.8m loss

PC World and Currys parent DSGi has axed its dividend to preserve liquidity, after being hit with a £29.8 million pre-tax loss for the first six months of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2008 at 12:10PM 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 to introduce own age rating system

DSGi to introduce own age rating system

DSGi-owned electrical retailer Currys is planning to place its own age ratings on video games sold through its stores, according to Sky News.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 29th 2008 at 10:02PM in News