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Tue, 03 Mar, 2020
Electrical goods retailer Dixons-Carphone has said none of its online customers in Ireland have been impacted by a widening of a cyber attack on the company.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2018
Just one-tenth of Irish SMEs are insuring themselves against cyber attacks, a report has found — as British phone and electrical goods retailer Dixons Carphone fell victim to a second major security breach in the past three years.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
Electrical goods group Dixons-Carphone is to close its Irish mobile communications arm after failing to find a buyer for the underperforming business.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
Demand for the new iPhone helped boost electrical goods retailer Dixons-Carphone’s sales in Ireland by 12% over the Christmas trading period.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
Electrical goods group Dixons-Carphone is still looking for a buyer for its iD Mobile arm in Ireland after seeing core group sales and profits slump in the first half of its financial year.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Electrical goods retail group Dixons-Carphone moved swiftly yesterday to underline its commitment to its Irish operations after its shares sank on the back of a group profit warning.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Electrical goods group Dixons-Carphone has decided to pull out of the Irish mobile communications market and sell its stuttering iD Mobile arm.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Losses widened at the Irish divisions of electronics retailers PC World and Currys last year as the financial cost of the merger between its owner Dixons and rival Carphone Warehouse hit their bottom lines.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
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Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Samsung Electronics recently launched a line up including, wait for it, SUHD Quantum dot display TVs.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Retail giant Dixons Carphone is to shut 12 Irish stores under plans to roll out electrical superstores merging its three main brands across the UK and Ireland.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2016
Dixons says 15 stores are likely to close here as a result of its merger with Carphone Warehouse.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
The personal data of up to 2.4m customers of Dixons Carphone may have been exposed in a cyber attack, the electrical goods and mobile phone retailer confirmed.
Mon, 10 Aug, 2015
Pre-tax losses at the Irish arm of the electrical goods retailer, Dixons, increased by 19% to €3.15m, last year.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
A “barnstorming” performance from its core UK and Ireland division, helped newly merged electronics retail giant, Dixons-Carphone record a 5% year-on-year jump in first half revenues.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
Beleaguered mobile phone retailer Phones 4u is to close 362 stores, with the loss of nearly 1,700 jobs, administrators have said.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
Some of the 5,600 Phones 4U jobs in peril following the retailer’s collapse have been saved after Dixons Carphone offered to take on 800 posts.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
The future of Phones 4u and its 5,600 employees is hanging by a thread today as administrators begin talks on whether any stores can reopen.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
More than 500 Phones 4u stores were shut today after the retail chain plunged into administration – putting 5,600 jobs into jeopardy.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
Phones 4u is to go into administration – placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.
Mobile operator Vodafone said today it will not renew its network agreement with British retailer Phones4u.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
A new era in consumer electronics in the UK begins today when Carphone Warehouse and the owner of Currys and PC World join forces under a £3.9 billion merger.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
A new era in consumer electronics begins today when Carphone Warehouse and the owner of Currys and PC World join forces under a £3.9bn (€4.9m) merger.
Carphone Warehouse said it was approaching its £3.6bn (€4.50bn) tie-up with the owner of PC World and Currys from a “position of strength” as the two merger partners delivered separate results for the final time today.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
Whether your dad is a foodie, fitness freak or footie fan, and your budget is big or small, Carol O’Callaghan has it all wrapped up when it comes to the perfect gift.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2014
Currys and PC World owner Dixons Retail is to sell a loss-making European business in the wake of its merger deal with Carphone Warehouse.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Carphone Warehouse and the owner of Currys and PC World have announced a merger deal valuing the combined business at around £3.7bn.
Thu, 15 May, 2014
A £3.7 billion merger between Carphone Warehouse and Dixons is set to be unveiled this week in a move creating a retail giant with 1,300 UK stores.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
The former managing director of the Dixons retail operation in Ireland received a payoff of over €300,000 when he stepped down from the role last year.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
A merger of Dixons Retail Group and Carphone Warehouse would create an electronics giant with an estimated market value of £3.6bn.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
International electronic goods retailer, Dixons Retail has reported a 6% year-on-year rise in first half sales; mainly driven by strong growth in its core UK and Ireland division.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
The owner of Currys and PC World unveiled its vision of the "urban toy shop" today with the opening of a high-tech store at a major UK shopping centre.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
Former Dixons boss John Browett is making a retail comeback as the chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after his shock exit from Apple.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
“Phenomenal” demand for tablet devices drove sales at the British and Irish operations of electronic goods seller, Dixons Retail, up by 8% during the company’s third quarter, which coincided with the busy Christmas trading period.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
The owner of PC World and Currys benefited from the demise of rival Comet today by reporting a bigger-than-expected surge in Christmas sales.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
The boss of Dixons Retail today said the Currys and PC World owner was poised to take advantage of the demise of rival Comet.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Around 6,500 UK retail jobs were under threat today as electricals chain Comet became the latest casualty on the high street.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Up to 30 new jobs will be created when a new store moves into a retail park.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
Electrical goods seller Dixons Retail eliminated more than £100 million (€124m) of net debt last year, but profits were dragged down by a poor performance in mainland Europe.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
A raft of economic data from the US and China fuelled fears over the global economic recovery today and hit confidence on the London market.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
London’s leading index was broadly flat today as fears over Europe’s banks were offset by a strong consumer confidence survey on the other side of the Atlantic.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
DSG Retail Ireland Ltd, the company behind Currys and PC World, made a pre-tax loss of €5m last year as revenues from the sale of its electronics continued to slide.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
Sainsbury’s topped London’s leading shares index after revealing better-than-expected sales on an otherwise lacklustre day for the market.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2012
A drop in oil prices triggered by a joint US and UK move to release strategic reserves pulled energy stocks and the wider FTSE 100 Index into the red today.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
Google is set to open its first standalone retail shop at its European headquarters in Dublin.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2012
A retail boss credited with helping PC World and Currys stores survive the downturn has been poached by technology giant Apple to run its portfolio of retail shops.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
CONSUMER electronics retail group Dixons Retail — which operates the Currys, PC World and Dixons Travel brands — has reported a 5% decline in like-for-like sales for the three months up to January 7.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
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