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Dixons and Capita to drop out of FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 08:06:23 PM
. Dixons Carphone and Capita are to be relegated from the FTSE 100 index after their shares fell sharply in the last quarter. ...
Will Pirc squeeze Apple until the pips squeak? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
....Capita is in danger of dropping into the second tier for the first time since 2004, as the cumulative effects of its recent woes finally catch up with it. Other possible candidates for the drop are Dixons Carphone and easyJet. ...
TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding to step down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:40:12 AM
.... Harrison, who has been on the TalkTalk board since 2014, has worked at the company for seven years. 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. ...
FTSE 100 extends string of record rises image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 08:31:20 AM
....Mining giant Anglo American led the list of gainers, rising 3. 8%, while retailer Dixons Carphone gained 3. ...
Boxing Day shoppers expected to splash out before Brexit price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 07:37:30 AM
....Retailers across the board have signalled the weakness of sterling will push up prices in 2017 as the cost of importing goods increases. Fashion retailer Next has said its clothing prices will rise by up to 5% while electrical goods retailers Dixons Carphone and AO have also said their suppliers want to charge more. ...
Tesla to hike UK prices by 5% in the new year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 11:43:07 AM
.... The pound has lost more than 15% of its value against the dollar since the Brexit vote. Fashion retailer Next has said its clothing prices will rise by up to 5% while electrical goods retailers Dixons Carphone and AO have also said their suppliers want to charge more. ...
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
. Dixons Carphone had a record trading day on Black Friday as the electrical retailer said it had seen no impact from the Brexit vote and shrugged off concerns that 2017 will be a tough year for UK consumers. ...
Dixons Carphone drags down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:35:43 AM
. (Close): London's leading shares finished lower on Wednesday, with Dixons Carphone bearing the brunt. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump 19% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 07:27:46 AM
. Profits at Dixons Carphone have jumped 19% after a rise in sales of phones and domestic appliances in its home market. ...
Capita to replace staff with robots to save money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 07:29:14 PM
....”. Capita has struggled as its clients, which include O2, M&S, John Lewis and Dixons Carphone, have looked to cut costs in areas such as corporate travel and recruitment. ...
Black Friday online frenzy as John Lewis sales beat expectations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 01:06:15 PM
.... Last year the websites of several major retailers, including Argos, crashed due to the volume traffic, and in the early hours of today shoppers reported glitches on the Currys PC World and Tesco sites. Sebastian James, chief executive of Currys PC World owner Dixons Carphone, said: “UK stores and online very busy so far. ...
Last of big spenders: UK Black Friday to be final hurrah before prices rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:00:25 AM
....“This suggests that parts of the industry may be starting to resist what some see as an unwelcome discounting event in the run-up to the all-important Christmas trading period,” said Ian Gilmartin, Barclays’ head of retail and wholesale. However, the Dixons Carphone chief executive, Sebastian James, remains bullish, confident that this Friday will be the retailer’s biggest trading day for a fourth consecutive year, as it offers 3,500 products in the black tag sale event. ...
John Lewis appoints Paula Nickolds as first female managing director image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 12:20:28 PM
....Heading one of the UK’s biggest and most respected retail brands, Nickolds will be one of only a handful of female bosses in an industry in which more than half of employees are women. Only Véronique Laury, head of B&Q owner Kingfisher, and Katie Bickerstaffe, head of Dixons Carphone’s UK and Irish business, hold comparable roles. ...
FTSE 100 rises as Micro Focus shares surge on HP deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 08:11:44 AM
....British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines was up 4% after a positive broker's note and a hint from chief executive Willie Walsh that other airlines were keen to join the group. Dixons Carphone also rose almost 4% after reporting an increase in first-quarter sales and "no detectable impact" from the Brexit vote. ...
Ex-dividend firms drag down FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of August 2016 07:29:18 AM
....(Close): London's leading shares fell in Thursday morning trade after several big companies went ex-dividend. Among those trading without entitlement to their latest dividend pay-out were Dixons Carphone, Taylor Wimpey and Hammerson, all down. ...

Dixons Carphone sets out £1bn services goal
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of July 2016 01:05:54 PM
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Dixons Carphone boss says UK 'must stay in single market' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 08:46:45 AM
. Dixons Carphone boss Seb James explains how the company is responding to the Brexit vote. ...
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 has unveiled a 17% rise in annual pre-tax profits to £447m and dismissed concerns over Britain’s decision to leave the EU. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump by 17% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of June 2016 06:38:18 AM
. Dixons Carphone chief executive has said the company expects to find "opportunities for additional growth" in the wake of Brexit as it announced a 17% jump in profits. ...
Business leaders react to EU vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 10:51:02 AM
....We have today written to the UK government and the European commission to ask them to prioritise the UK remaining part of the single EU aviation market, given its importance to trade and consumers. Sebastian James, chief executive, Dixons Carphone. ...
Business winners and losers from the Euro 2016 tournament image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of June 2016 04:38:36 PM
.... The market is also being boosted by the growing popularity of Ultra HD TVs, a new technology that offers four times the resolution of HD screens and the promise of seeing “every blade of grass on the pitch”. “We know that if customers have already been contemplating getting a new TV, this is the kind of event that will trigger them into action,” said a spokesman for electronic goods retailer Dixons Carphone. ...
High street blues: British retail casualties since 2011 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of June 2016 05:11:16 PM
....September - Phones 4U mobile phone chain falls into administration, putting more than 5,600 jobs at risk at its 720 outlets including 550 stores. About 800 staff get jobs operating phone concessions in Dixons Carphone stores and some stores are taken on by Vodafone and EE, but more than 3,000 workers lose jobs. ...
Competition watchdog attacks UK cloud storage providers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 07:33:42 AM
.... It added that providers could also be breaching consumer law by automatically renewing a contract at the end of a fixed term without giving notice or the right to withdraw. Following the inquiry, Dixons Carphone, JustCloud and Livedrive committed to providing fairer terms to cloud customers, and the CMA urged others to do the same. ...
Tesco shares slip on property and growth concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 10:01:42 AM
. On a day when retailers have seen varying reactions to their results - Marks & Spencer down, Dixons Carphone up - Tesco is also in the spotlight. ...
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. ...
We'll have to get more inventive with this game of retail Top Trumps image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of February 2016 07:26:32 PM
.... A Sainsbury’s source said that the reason investors initially hated its takeover of Argos was because they hadn’t thought of it. The same could be​ said of the​ ​Dixons Carphone merger - the City initially reacted with horror but the ​share price of the merged entity has performed strongly ever since. ...
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
....Combining brands will boost earnings by about £20million a year from 2017-18. Dixons Carphone’s same-store sales went up 5 per cent in the 10 weeks to January 9, including a record Black Friday, as it took market share from Argos and supermarkets. ...
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. ...
FTSE 100 falls as oil slides but Anglo American lifted by diamond sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 09:48:43 AM
....05p as analysts at UBS cut their price target from 302p to 215p albeit with a buy rating. Dixons Carphone is down 6. ...
Dixons Carphone to close 134 stores image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 08:24:50 AM
. Dixons Carphone is closing 134 sites as it moves its mobile stores in to larger sites with PC World and Curry's. ...
FTSE 100 rebounds as oil rallies above $32 and traders shrug off panic selling in China image
Dixons Carphone to close 134 stores image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 07:36:45 AM
. Dixons Carphone is to close 134 stores as part of its merger process. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of January 2016 08:59:03 AM
.... There may be trouble ahead. Dixons Carphone reports on Christmas trading this week but people should already have a rough idea of how things went. ...
Leon goes Dutch with European expansion plan image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 21st of December 2015 10:54:50 AM
.... . Active is also understood to be targeting a new £40m fund after raising £30m earlier this year from a small club of investors, including Sir Charles Dunstone, one of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs and chairman of the £5bn electricals group Dixons Carphone. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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
. Dixons Carphone, the high street electricals retailer, has enjoyed a 23pc profits rise off the back of increased sales of white goods and TVs, and the ongoing influx of mobile customers in the wake of the collapse of rival Phones4U. ...
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
....----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Electricals retailer Dixons Carphone is expected to post impressive half-year results on Wednesday, boosted by smartphone and TV sales. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of December 2015 09:00:19 AM
....If a high street retailer publishes its results a fortnight before Christmas, people inevitably give the figures a cursory glance before muttering, “whatever”, and turning to current trading. Such is the fate of Dixons Carphone, which issues results for the six months to the end of October on Wednesday. ...
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 preparing to launch what it describes as an “emergency service for the connected world” as it seeks new sources of growth in the face of pressure from online rivals such as Amazon. ...
FTSE slips again but Ashtead climbs after positive update image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of December 2015 10:30:18 AM
.... Much has been made of Oil & Gas exposure and peer group trading; today’s results should help dilute some of these concerns. Ahead of results next week Dixons Carphone has climbed 6. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 07:13:03 AM
....The sales promotion day, a concept first imported from the United States in 2010, was much more of an online event this year compared to last as shoppers opted to use websites rather than visit physical stores. Online retailer Amazon UK, John Lewis, Britain's biggest department store chain, and Dixons Carphone, Britain's largest electrical goods and mobile phone chain, all said Friday was their biggest-ever single day's trade. ...
Cyber Monday builds on Black Friday online shopping spree image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of November 2015 01:27:50 PM
....The winners and losers of Black Friday will not emerge until January, when retailers publish their trading updates for the Christmas period. Analysts at Barclays said Dixons Carphone, Argos, Asos and Zara led the way in terms of the discounts they offered. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Monday 30th of November 2015 01:27:25 PM
.... clearly shows that this date is likely to continue to be a permanent fixture in the online retail calendar in the UK, despite the lower-than-expected footfall in bricks and mortar stores," said James Miller, senior retail consultant at Experian Marketing Services. This year retailers, such as electrical goods and mobile phone chain Dixons Carphone and household goods retailer Argos, stretched Black Friday discounts over several days to smooth demand. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Friday 27th of November 2015 07:36:40 AM
....NOT JUST ONE DAY. This year, some retailers -- including Amazon, Argos, Marks & Spencer and Dixons Carphone -- have stretched "Black Friday" discounts over several days. ...
Black Friday: Blues and Benefits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 27th of November 2015 12:25:07 AM
....Aware of Asda's argument that customers can feel they are being forced to buy on a single day it has introduced a Black Tag scheme to spread some of the bargains over ten days. Stuart Ramage, ECommerce Director at owner of Currys PC World, Dixons Carphone, says: "Black Friday has grown enormously over the last few years and we're now expecting it to be the largest sales event of the year. ...
AO World names the Netherlands for its next mission image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of November 2015 10:00:07 AM
...." . The AO World boss said that he was confident the company, which competes with Argos and Dixons Carphone, would come out as a winner from Black Friday. ...
TalkTalk cyber attack will cost company up to £35m image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of November 2015 02:15:30 PM
.... . Alongside its half-year report, TalkTalk announced that Roger Taylor, the deputy chairman of Dixons Carphone, has joined its board. ...
Share hunter: Merged Dixons Carphone powering ahead image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 12:01:00 AM
....With a market value of £5. 3billion and almost 3,000 stores, Dixons Carphone provides electrical and mobile products, supported by after-sales service through its Geek Squad and Knowhow brands. ...
Amazon and Argos Black Friday 2015 deals start - as sales set to be biggest yet  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 05:43:00 PM
.... And many brands are already teasing shoppers in the lead up to the big day. Darryl Adie, managing director of ecommerce agency Ampersand, said: "For Black Friday 2015, retailers including Dixons Carphone, Tesco, Currys, John Lewis and Argos, are stepping up their preparations in a bid to take the largest chunk out of what Experian and IMRG recently predicted will be a £1billion pie. ...
City News: Debenhams, Home Retail Group, Argos image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 19th of October 2015 07:34:00 AM
....9 per cent slide over the previous three months. The figures are in stark contrast to those of rival Dixons Carphone, which cheered like-for-like sales growth of 10 per cent in the UK in the 13 weeks to August 1. ...
Dixons Carphone re-shuffles senior management team image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of October 2015 08:14:20 AM
. Dixons Carphone has created a new chief executive role to beef up its Connected World Services consultancy division. ...
Followers double, but is the FTSE 100 falling out of love with Twitter? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 14th of September 2015 01:06:52 PM
.... Battenhall’s study found that just nine FTSE 100 chief executives had Twitter accounts; only five of them verified. The standout performer was Seb James, CEO of Dixons Carphone, with 30,000 followers and a track record of responding to followers. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Sunday 13th of September 2015 06:30:58 PM
....The seven companies issuing trading updates last Thursday led to a rapid succession of conference calls, two of which clashed. Firms reporting included the John Lewis Partnership, Dixons Carphone and Home Retail Group. ...
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 11th of September 2015 06:39:26 AM
.... . Sebastian James, the chief executive of Dixons Carphone, was more optimistic, saying: “If we pay people and give people better service and become more productive, we may be able to bring prices down. ...
City news: John Lewis, Argos, Lloyd’s and NEXT image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 11th of September 2015 12:01:00 AM
....DIXONS Carphone tightened its grip on Britain’s consumer electricals market with bumper quarterly sales as rival Argos continued to struggle. The demise of Phones4U and Comet has boosted the fortunes of Dixons Carphone, which has enjoyed a big market share gain in phone sales as revenues in its UK and Ireland stores jumped 10 per cent. ...
'Super Thursday' for retail analysts shows the City at its silliest image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 11th of September 2015 12:00:57 AM
....Nick Bubb, in his ever-readable Daily Retailer blog, said “spare a thought for the hard-working retail analysts” as his former colleagues prepared for their equivalent of hell. That was “Super Thursday”, although brokers would probably have used another word beginning with S  to describe it because Morrison’s, Next, Dunelm, Home Retail, Dixons Carphone, Darty and the John Lewis Partnership all contrived to put out updates or results on that day, inevitably followed by conference calls, of which there were seven – one after the other. ...
Morrisons shares push FTSE 100 lower image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 08:10:47 AM
....1% rise in first-half profit to £347m. Shares in Dixons Carphone gained 1. ...
City News: Dixons Carphone, Argos, BDO image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 7th of September 2015 09:30:00 AM
....They expect the company's UK shops to continue to benefit from its increasing share of the contract mobile phone market, which is seeing user revenues rise. Dixons Carphone reported that pre-tax profits surged 21 per cent to £381million in its full-year results in July. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Monday 7th of September 2015 12:20:41 AM
.... An update is also due, but given Mike Ashley’s reticence, the City will not be expecting much detail. Thursday brings the spectacle of Dunelm, Morrisons, Next, Dixons Carphone, Home Retail Group and the John Lewis Partnership all updating the City. ...
Retail results will show true temperature of UK economy  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 6th of September 2015 07:16:15 PM
.... Next expects shopper to become increasingly cautious this year. On Thursday, six major retailers report – Next, Wm Morrison, Dixons Carphone, Home Retail Group, Dunelm Group and the John Lewis Partnership. ...
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

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