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Dixons Retail signs up for Gadget Show Live

Electronics giant DixonsRetail is partnering with The Gadget Show Live. The firm is sponsoring the show’s 4,500 seater Super Theatre, which hosts daily hour-long live Gadget Show performances. Hosted by the Channel 5 show’s presenters Jason Bradbury, Rachel Riley, Jon Bentley and Ortis Deley, the Super Theatre is also home …

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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. New employees will be taken on at Currys and PC World stores, as well as the Knowhow contact centre in Sheffield and the distribution and delivery hub in Newark. As we are …

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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. The list reveals which console the retailer expects consumers to opt for as the next-gen battle heats up this Christmas. Both consoles take poll position in the Top …

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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. The firm’s Currys/PC World Gaming Bunker on Tottenham Court Road features ten networked PCs in a 500 sq ft space, and each computer is loaded with free-to-play and boxed PC games, and a range …

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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. The retailer says it will be the UK’s biggest interactive space dedicated solely to PC gaming accessories and the only spot in the UK where gamers can trial some of the highest-spec gaming technology …

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DSG launching movie streaming service

Currys, PC World and Dixons owner DSG is to launch a new streaming movie service online. Called Knowhow Movies, the service offers both downloads and streaming and is due to launch sometime in early 2012”. It’s almost time to get the popcorn ready, dim the lights and settle down for …

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Currys and PC World headline i43

Multiplay’s next gaming event will feature electronics retailers Currys and PC World as headline attendees. The pair will be selling a wide range of games, peripherals and components throughout i43 from brands such as Antec, ASUS, Kingston, nVidia, Intel, Mad Catz and Roxio. i43 is the latest iteration in Multiplay’s …

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Dixons launches game downloads

Dixons Retail has entered the digital game download market with a new online service running across three websites. Customers can pay for PC games online, download them onto their computer and write reviews for them afterwards. The service is running across bespoke Dixons, Currys and PC World websites. Dixons Retail …

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Best Buy preparing DSGi swoop?

Best Buy is looking to buy out rival electronics retail group DSGi, reports suggest. Best Buy’s financial advisors have reportedly compiled a list of potential acquisitions in a bid to gain dominance of the UK market, with the PC World owner topping the list. MCV’s sister site PCR has the …

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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 poses little danger for established High Street games retailers. Best Buy’s UK arrival shouldn’t prove too much of a threat …

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