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TalkTalk hoping for rapid results as Dunstone gets his hands dirty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:29:32 PM
....There is no suggestion that the departing chief executive, Dido Harding, is being pushed out against her will. She has done seven years in the post since TalkTalk demerged from Carphone Warehouse (total shareholder return for TalkTalk in that time, including dividends, has been 79%) and the pair were singing in harmony on Wednesday. ...
Power tools and sausage sizzles: meet the new Aussie face of Homebase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 05:11:27 PM
....Foreign retailers, even those with enviable track records at home, have come unstuck in the UK. The biggest disaster in recent times was Best Buy’s assault on the electricals market in partnership with Carphone Warehouse. ...
TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding to step down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:40:12 AM
....Charles Dunstone, the non-executive chairman of TalkTalk, will move into the role of executive chairman after he steps down as the chair of Dixons Carphone on 1 May. Dunstone said that leaving the Carphone Warehouse business he founded 27 years ago showed his commitment to TalkTalk’s future. ...
Let’s move to Newport, Isle of Wight: ‘Its quaint alleys hide jewels’ image
.... Take its capital, Newport. On the face of it, this is a humdrum town of Prezzos and Carphone Warehouses, where the height of civic excitement is the opening this year of the new Asda. ...
Dixons Carphone enjoys record Black Friday as it shrugs off Brexit effect image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:01:22 AM
....The retailer said it had not been hit by the sharp drop in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote in June, because more than 90% of its purchases are made in sterling. The retailer was formed from a merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in 2014 and currently trades as Carphone Warehouse, Currys and PC World. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump 19% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 07:27:46 AM
....In the period, Dixon Carphone reported growth in all its main divisions, including a 23% jump in sales in Nordic countries, where it benefited from the weaker pound. Sales were also positive in its core markets, the UK and Ireland, where it trades under the brands Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse. ...
Black Friday warning as report finds only half of offers are the real deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 07:01:12 AM
....Black Friday has been Currys biggest trading day for the past three years. The retailer, which is part of the group that owns PC World and Carphone Warehouse, said it “fundamentally disagreed” with the approach taken by Which?. ...
John Lewis, Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and AO World set to raise prices in ‘Brexit tax’ image
. John Lewis, Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and AO World are among the firms planning to raise costs for customers from January, according to The Sun. ...
Samsung Note 7: Vodafone and EE suspend exchanges image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 03:44:05 PM
.... "We are currently in discussions with Samsung and reviewing our options," it added. Carphone Warehouse said it was also in talks with Samsung about the phone. ...
Do your homework if ‘back to school’ means a first phone for your child image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of September 2016 06:00:24 AM
.... If you need to buy one, however, the Nokia 130 will be a faithful and tough friend – and crucially costs just £3. 74 from Carphone Warehouse, when bought with a £10 EE top-up. ...
Dixons Carphone profits rise as it dismisses Brexit concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 06:55:43 AM
....Dixons Carphone, which also has operations in Scandinavia and southern Europe, was created by a £3. 8bn merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in 2014. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump by 17% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 06:38:18 AM
....7bn. The company was formed by a merger between Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail in 2014. ...
I have a great credit rating – but I can’t buy a smartphone on contract image
. I recently went to purchase my first smartphone on contract at a Carphone Warehouse store. ...
High street blues: British retail casualties since 2011 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 05:11:16 PM
.... The deal rescued about 300 stores and 3,500 jobs, although about 130 stores have since closed under the new owners. November – Best Buy, the electrical goods chain, closes its 11 large stores in the UK operated under a joint venture between the US parent chain and Carphone Warehouse. ...
UK councils are selling off public toilets. We need a loo coup | Nell Frizzell image
.... Unless you let me dry my undercarriage on a freshly shorn terrier or wash my hands in a bottle of Aftershock Red behind the bar, these “improvements” are no good to me. So what’s my solution? Well, it’s not perfect but, until the government improves local council funding, may I suggest that we all start to simply do our business in the businesses that donate to the Tory party? You’ll find a list right here, from Greene King pubs to Carphone Warehouses to Ladbrokes. ...
An end to ‘bill shock’ as EU mobile roaming charges are slashed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 30th of April 2016 05:59:17 AM
....Related: Be a smart phone user – follow our five steps to cheaper mobile bills. Carphone Warehouse-owned iD network is also worth considering for frequent travellers looking to avoid roaming charges before 2017. ...
Vodafone messes up my direct debit, then issues a late payment charge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of April 2016 06:00:10 AM
.... It was agreed I would pay the outstanding balance by a one-off payment, which I did. In October I took out a new two-year contract with Vodafone with a new direct debit – this time organised by Carphone Warehouse. ...
What to do if your child’s mobile phone bill starts to ring alarm bells image
.... Tesco Mobile has been the leading exponent in this area. The Three network deserves similar praise, as does Carphone Warehouse’s new 4G plan called iD. ...
Airbus executives write staff letter warning of Brexit dangers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of April 2016 03:25:16 PM
....Chief executives of 36 British major companies including easyJet, BAE Systems and Shell signed a letter in February, in support of the UK’s continued membership of the EU. But advocates of the UK leaving the EU point to support from around 250 business figures, including former HSBC chief executive Michael Geoghegan and Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross. ...
Two wrong names on pro-Brexit letter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 27th of March 2016 03:37:24 AM
.... . Vote Leave has removed the Carphone Warehouse co-founder, David Ross, and John Caudwell - who started Phones 4U - from the list published on Saturday. ...
Wetherspoon chief says staying in EU bad for small businesses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of March 2016 04:16:09 PM
.... A YouGov poll commissioned by Vote Leave found a third of businesses see the EU as a hindrance. Other business leaders backing the campaign include Joe Foster, cofounder of Reebok, Michael Geoghegan, former chief executive of HSBC, David Ross, founder of Carphone Warehouse, and the hedge fund manager Crispin Odey. ...
EU exit backed by 250 business leaders image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 26th of March 2016 12:02:20 AM
....There are some colourful names on the list and a few well-known bosses including the former HSBC boss Michael Geoghegan, Tim Martin from JD Wetherspoon and Phones 4u founder John Caudwell. Many, like Sir Stuart Wheeler and co-founder of Carphone Warehouse David Ross, have ties to UKIP and the Conservatives. ...
EU referendum: 250 business leaders sign up as backers of Vote Leave image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of March 2016 12:01:12 AM
.... However, the bank has declared itself in favour of staying in the EU and threatened to move 1,000 jobs to Paris if the vote goes in favour of Brexit. David Ross, a founder of Carphone Warehouse – now Dixons Carphone, is another prominent supporter despite his co-founder Sir Charles Dunstone backing the remain campaign. ...
Regulators to investigate HBOS managers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 11:13:19 AM
....Eight former non-executive directors of HBOS were criticised in the report, although they said they disagreed with its findings. The eight, including Lord Stevenson and Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone, said the report had downplayed the "unforeseeable" effects of the financial crisis. ...
City news: City watch dog, Marston’s record, Dixons Carphones and Easyjet  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 09:01:00 PM
Dixons Carphone enjoys strong Christmas thanks to mobile phones image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 10:53:57 AM
....Dixons Carphone reported that sales of mobile phones helped the electricals and gadgets retailer achieve strong Christmas sales but said it will close 134 shops this year. The company, formed from the merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse in 2014, said it would merge its remaining Currys and PC World shops and add a Carphone Warehouse department to each of the combined stores. ...
Dixons Carphone to close 134 stores image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 08:24:50 AM
.... . The retailer said its customers had shown a preference for the newly formatted 'three-in-one' stores, where a Carphone Warehouse shares space with its sister brands. ...
Dixons Carphone to close 134 stores image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 07:36:45 AM
.... . It plans to combine its remaining PC World and Currys stores and install a Carphone Warehouse outlet into each of them. ...
Shell’s plan to take over BG is still in the pipeline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of January 2016 08:59:03 AM
.... He predicted record Boxing Day sales during the post-Christmas second hump. If James’s confidence is borne out, the owner of Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse will be one of the winners from a tough Christmas for Britain’s retailers. ...
Carphone Warehouse let my 15-year-old daughter spend £700 on Christmas gift image
....In a rather over-zealous act of generosity my 15-year-old daughter decided she would buy me a new £700 Samsung mobile phone for Christmas. After being rejected by Carphone Warehouse’s Westfield store for a lack of ID, she went to the Hayes branch, where they served her and took £700 cash. ...
Questor share tip: Sell TalkTalk shares ahead of difficult year image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 05:47:08 PM
.... . When TalkTalk demerged from Carphone Warehouse in 2010 it was growing rapidly, amid complacency from BT about its monopoly landline position, and laziness from Sky on its annuity-like satellite TV revenues. ...
'We've saved credit card points for an iPad with NatWest and RBS - but they've shut the scheme' image
.... . • 'How can I get my £50 Carphone Warehouse cashback?' . ...
Hailo makes £11.5m loss due to North American closures image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 10th of January 2016 10:05:57 PM
.... . The troubled startup changed chief executives three times in as many months, appointing former COO of Carphone Warehouse Andrew Pinnington in January last year, after original co-founder Jay Bregman and Tom Barr both stepped down in the wake of Hailo’s international closures. ...
Britain is on the verge of an IT crisis image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 10th of January 2016 09:54:17 PM
.... The problems won’t just emerge in banking, but in cybersecurity and key corporate IT functions – the systems that keep major companies running – according to Jonathan Tate, PwC’s head of technology consulting in the UK. The cyber attacks that have hit TalkTalk and Carphone Warehouse, in which millions of people saw personal details compromised, could pail in significance compared to those that will hit in the future, as cyber-attacks become more common and more sophisticated, and the guardians required to defend against them are stretched. ...
Sainsbury’s bidding for Argos does not seem to make sense, but when you look at it more closely… image
....If Coupe can provide credible answers on all those points, investors should support the adventure. The merger between Dixons and Carphone Warehouse, which has enjoyed a successful first year, is one concrete example of mutually beneficial piece of deal-making. ...
Be a smart phone user – follow our five steps to cheaper mobile bills image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of December 2015 06:59:10 AM
.... Consider an outright purchase. It can be cheaper to buy a phone outright with no contract from the likes of Carphone Warehouse and opt for a sim-only deal. ...
City news: Rolls-Royce, UK car manufacturing, Dixons Carphone and Bonmarche image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 08:05:00 PM
....ELECTRICALS retailer Dixons Carphone is charged up for a bumper Christmas after its strongest-ever trading day on Black Friday. The Currys and Carphone Warehouse group’s revamped website came through the test of 3. ...
Dixons Carphone eyes record Boxing Day sales despite pre-Christmas lull image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 10:13:03 AM
....Electrical retailer Dixons Carphone is expecting record Boxing Day sales even after experiencing its busiest day ever on Black Friday. Sebastian James, chief executive of the group that owns Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse in the UK, said Christmas now had “twin peaks”. ...
White goods and TV sales boost Dixons Carphone despite currency woes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 08:03:17 AM
.... . According to Sir Charles Dustone, who founded Carphone Warehouse and is now chairman of the merged business, the appointments will "give us very helpful additional expertise in our core business of retail and our developing telecoms and B2B services areas". ...
TalkTalk hack could not have been prevented by government scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of December 2015 02:21:55 PM
....Harding also insisted that October’s incident was the first breach of TalkTalk security in the past five years. She said the incident in August related to Carphone Warehouse, which was a third-party supplier to TalkTalk, and the incident last year was not a cybersecurity issue but a personnel issue. ...
City news: Personal tax online, Dixons Carphone and Supergroup fashion image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 13th of December 2015 06:30:00 PM
....The group – created following the £3. 9billion merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse last August – is expected to post pre-tax profits up 35 per cent to £105million, according to analysts at Numis. ...
Live online: the all-new HBOS inquest show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of December 2015 09:00:19 AM
.... Such is the fate of Dixons Carphone, which issues results for the six months to the end of October on Wednesday. Many had their doubts about the wisdom of merging Dixons, which owns Currys and PC World, with Carphone Warehouse, arguing that both businesses looked outdated. ...
Dixons Carphone to launch ‘home gadgets’ emergency service image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 12th of December 2015 08:28:31 PM
.... Dixons Carphone is developing software and infrastructure to deliver what it hopes will provide proof that the strategy behind the £3. 8bn merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse last year will create new opportunities for its bricks-and-mortar operation. ...
Black Friday 2015: the best UK deals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of November 2015 02:00:17 PM
'How can I get my £50 Carphone Warehouse cashback?' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 23rd of November 2015 01:11:09 PM
. I am still trying to claim a £50 cashback Carphone Warehouse promised me when I renewed my phone. ...
HBOS: 10 executives could face ban image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 19th of November 2015 06:10:04 AM
....Eight former non-executive directors of HBOS - who were criticised in the report - said they disagreed with its findings. The eight, including Lord Stevenson and Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone, said the report had downplayed the "unforeseeable" effects of the financial crisis. ...
TalkTalk's longer-term prospects look less certain after cyber hack image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 12th of November 2015 09:00:54 AM
.... TalkTalk was a company born out of the need for diversification in a market operated largely by a monopoly. In late 2002, Sir Charles Dunstone’s Carphone Warehouse bought a small telecoms business to give it access to BT’s switching network. ...
Black Friday 2015: The best deals image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of November 2015 01:34:20 PM
.... Laptop imports peaked in November. Others retailers who offered deals last year and are expected to get involved again this Black Friday include: Apple, Asos, Boots, British Airways, Carphone Warehouse, Game, House of Fraser, Lakeland, Maplin, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, Superdrug and Tesco. ...
Warning over computer takeover fraud image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of November 2015 11:20:44 AM
....Financial Fraud Action said that con-artists were preying on concerns over recent data breaches. Hacks have compromised businesses such as Talk Talk, Sony and Carphone Warehouse. ...
Black Friday 2015: what are the best deals? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 02:47:35 PM
.... Others retailers who offered deals last year and are expected to get involved again this Black Friday include: AO. com, Apple, Asos, Boots, British Airways, Carphone Warehouse, Currys PC World, eBay, Game, Halfords, House of Fraser, Lakeland, Maplin, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, Superdrug and Tesco. ...
All the Best Black Friday 2015 UK deals from Amazon, Apple, Tesco, Game, Argos and more image
....50. Carphone Warehouse is also offering special Black Friday contract deals on the Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC A9, Huawei P8 Lite and Samsung Galaxy Edge. ...
Teenager arrested in Norwich over TalkTalk cyber-attack image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of November 2015 09:58:12 PM
.... The telecoms company has since said the data hacked was significantly less than originally suspected with fewer than 21,000 unique bank account numbers and sort codes accessed. Last December, one of TalkTalk’s third-party suppliers suffered an internal data breach which meant that some non-financial customer information was illegally accessed, while, in August, Carphone Warehouse, which hosts the mobile. ...
TalkTalk cyber-attack: third person arrested and released on bail image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of November 2015 09:19:11 PM
.... The telecoms company has since said the data hacked was “significantly less than originally suspected” with fewer than 21,000 unique bank account numbers and sort codes accessed. Last December, one of TalkTalk’s third party suppliers suffered an internal data breach which meant that some non-financial customer information was illegally accessed, while, in August, Carphone Warehouse, which hosts the mobile. ...
TalkTalk cyber-attack: third person arrested image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of October 2015 07:20:32 PM
....Last December, one of TalkTalk’s third-party suppliers suffered an internal data breach that led to some non-financial customer information being illegally accessed. Then in August Carphone Warehouse, which hosts the mobile. ...
TalkTalk hires defence giant to hunt down cyber blackmailers image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 24th of October 2015 07:00:42 PM
.... . It is understood the techniques used to breach security at TalkTalk had only superficial details in common with an attack on its former parent company Carphone Warehouse in August, which affected a small minority of the telecoms provider’s mobile customers. ...
TalkTalk hacking crisis deepens as more details emerge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 07:02:48 PM
....”. TalkTalk Mobile customers were affected by an attack on Carphone Warehouse systems in August, in which the personal information of up to 2. ...
TalkTalk share prices drop almost 11pc as Metropolitan Police investigation continues  image
.... . The fall in TalkTalk’s stock price is particularly precipitous compared to a similar hack on TalkTalk owner Carphone Warehouse in August, which compromised more than 2. ...
TalkTalk criticised for poor security and handling of hack attack image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 04:44:09 PM
.... It happened gain in again in February, when TalkTalk customers were subjected to further scams, despite the company describing the information stolen in the breach as limited and non-sensitive. TalkTalk Mobile customers were also affected by an attack on Carphone Warehouse systems in which the personal information of up to 2. ...
TalkTalk breach: what to do if you're a customer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 08:17:22 AM
....”. The attack is the third this year directed against TalkTalk customers, after a data breach in February and a further hack in August that also affected Carphone Warehouse. ...
TalkTalk customer data at risk after hackers target company website image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of October 2015 09:23:59 PM
.... It was still investigating the breach. In August, Carphone Warehouse admitted that the details of up to 2. ...
Security breach at Halifax and Bank of Scotland left account activities visible for up to six years image
.... . The incident is the latest in a string of high-profile security breaches in which customers of companies, including adultery website Ashley Madison, Carphone Warehouse and Barclays, may have had personal data stolen. ...
TalkTalk calls on Ofcom to break-up BT image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 10th of October 2015 06:30:44 PM
.... . The operator, which is run by chief executive Baroness Harding and chaired by Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone, says that the status quo, with Openreach remaining part of BT, will detract from Britain’s role in winning the “global race. ...
Dixons Carphone re-shuffles senior management team image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of October 2015 08:14:20 AM
.... . Graham Stapleton, previously Carphone Warehouse’s UK boss, will move across to head up the retail and services consultancy business, which recently struck a deal with US network Sprint to roll out up to 500 retail stores in North America. ...
'Court threat after mystery mobile cost is added to my Talkmobile deal' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 2nd of October 2015 12:22:54 PM
.... . After I approached Carphone Warehouse, which was then dealing with such queries, a spokesman said: “We are sorry to hear about the difficulties which Mrs E experienced when she updated her existing contract with Talkmobile. ...
Lloyds Premier bank account holders' financial details 'stolen' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 10:42:30 AM
.... . The incident is the latest in a string of high-profile data breaches in which customers of companies, including adultery website Ashley Madison, Carphone Warehouse and Barclays, have had personal data stolen. ...
City News: Dixons Carphone, Argos, BDO image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 7th of September 2015 09:30:00 AM
. Brokers at Bank of America Merrill Lynch expect the firm behind Carphone Warehouse to report group like-for-like sales up 3. ...
Morrisons to receive up to £50m from convenience store sell-off image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 5th of September 2015 05:45:21 PM
.... . Next, Dunelm and Dixons Carphone Warehouse are all expected to post a rise in full-year profits but investor enthusiasm is expected to be tempered by figures last week that showed that August was the worst month for high street shops since the financial crisis. ...
How Ashley Madison hack has fuelled an opportunist bank scam image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 31st of August 2015 07:02:16 AM
. Opportunist fraudsters are using high-profile security breaches – such as the recent Ashley Madison hack and Carphone Warehouse data breach – to convince people to hand over their bank details. ...
'What happened to £1-a-month tablet?'  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 30th of August 2015 06:03:17 AM
.... . • 'Carphone Warehouse charged me for two phones' . ...

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