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THE head of Britain's largest electricals business has played down the threat posed by US giant Best Buy, which is poised to open a string of superstores in the UK, accusing it of "shooting at a moving target".
THE Dixons name is to disappear from UK high streets after its owner revealed plans today to rebrand the business.
Dixons has sparked a phone call price war with an internet phone service to rival Google, Yahoo! and eBay.
DIXONS yesterday waged war on the current drought on the high street with a radical overhaul of the company - including changing its 68-year-old name and buying a retail park in East Kilbride.
AROUND 400 jobs were under threat after an alliance enabling furniture retailer MFI to sell kitchens from Currys stores was scrapped.
ELECTRICAL retailer Dixons sounded a cautious note about its prospects yesterday after sales from its UK businesses went into reverse.
DIXONS is to beef up its presence on the Continent after unveiling plans to fast-track the expansion of its PC City chain in France.
DIXONS, the high street chain, is extending its reach into Greece with the £35.7 million cash acquisition of a 39 per cent stake in P Kotsovolos, the electrical retailer.
IT IS High Noon for Britain’s high street retailers. Glorious brands such as Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Boots, Body Shop and WH Smith - names that pepper every big shopping centre in Britain - are in trouble.
MONSTERMOB, the mobile phone content provider that counts Scottish entrepreneur John Boyle among its directors and investors, has Europe in its sights after entering into a key three-year partnership with retail giant Dixons.
DIXONS, Britain’s largest electrical goods retailer, has been largely unaffected by the slowdown in retail sales during this year’s abnormally hot summer.
DIXONS, the high street electrical giant, saw its shares charge up five per cent this morning after defying market expectations with a modest rise in underlying group sales.
SHARES in electronics retailer Dixons have been hit by jitters about its summer trading performance while analysts have commented on "structural, regulatory and cyclical threats" to the firm.
DIXONS, the electrical goods retailer, has ended its agreement to promote Freeserve, the internet service provider (ISP) it created five years ago, and is instead to help sell market rival AOL Time Warner’s internet access service from February at its 1,100 stores.
DIXONS, the electrical retailer, awarded chief executive John Clare a 41 per cent pay rise last year, despite profits at the group growing just one per cent.
SHARES in Dixons were on the back foot after Britain’s biggest electrical retailer was warned by competition watchdogs of further measures to ensure customers get a better deal on warranties for electrical goods.
DIXONS, the electricals retailer, yesterday basked in the glory of being the FTSE 100’s best performer as it reported annual pre-tax profits ahead of market expectations.