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    1. July 5, 2016

      Dixons shares down a third since Brexit on consumer concerns

      Fears about consumer confidence have left Dixons Carphone among the sharpest post-Brexit fallers. Dixons has plunged a...

    2. June 29, 2016

      Dixons Carphone rings up 17% jump in profits

      Dixons Carphone has reported a 17 per cent jump in pre-tax profits after it enjoyed its best ever day of trading on...

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    1. June 26, 2016

      Week Ahead Corporate Diary: June 27 — July 1

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

    2. May 25, 2016

      Dixons Carphone chief says innovation key to high street sales

      High street shops can pull in customers if they innovate, the chief executive of Dixons Carphone said as the group...

    3. May 25, 2016

      Dixons Carphone: shrink to fit

      Lots of retailers operate stores which, if they were starting again, they would never open. The costs are mostly sunk,...

    4. April 4, 2016

      Brewin Dolphin up on hopes it will navigate choppy markets

      Brewin Dolphin was a star performer on Monday amid hopes the wealth manager has been navigating choppy markets better...

    5. March 30, 2016

      Metro: make friends, split up

      A problem shared is a problem halved. The question is which problem. Metro, the German retail conglomerate, on...

    6. March 26, 2016

      Brexit camp touts business backers

      One of Britain’s top former bank bosses has joined a group of 250 business leaders who have swung publicly behind the...

    7. March 6, 2016

      TalkTalk chief signals change after cyber attack

      The damaging cyber attack on TalkTalk’s website last year will lead to a fundamental change in how the company...

    8. February 14, 2016

      Why being too nice to new staff can store up problems

      It may feel right to go easy on a new member of staff but failing to give critical feedback early on will only store up...

    9. January 26, 2016

      Dixons Carphone to close more than 130 stores

      Dixons Carphone, the UK’s largest electrical and mobile phone retailer, is to close more than 130 stores as it rolls...

    10. December 16, 2015

      Black Friday biggest trading day in Dixons Carphone’s history

      Dixons Carphone had its biggest trading day in its history on Black Friday, the retailer revealed as it reported an...

    11. November 9, 2015

      More UK high earners now male and part-time

      Attitudes to flexible working have shifted to the extent that a third of part-time high-income workers are now men,...

    12. October 26, 2015

      Fnac: Darty deal done dirt cheap?

      One cannot fault the industrial logic. Fnac and Darty are retailers of similar size, in overlapping markets...

    13. October 25, 2015

      TalkTalk’s problems go beyond cyber security

      Sir Charles Dunstone has a knack for extracting extraordinary value from ordinary businesses. He managed to pull off...

    14. September 6, 2015

      High street retailers fight back against online rivals

      In 2000, a young marketing executive changed the face of British fashion retailing, founding Asos to sell cheap...

    15. August 14, 2015

      Carphone data breach is a wake-up call for consumers

      Consumers have been urged to step up online security following a cyber attack affecting 2.4m customers of Carphone...

    16. August 14, 2015

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      Buy: Google (GOOG) Google has revamped its operating structure to separate its main search and advertising business...

    17. August 12, 2015

      Retailers knocked by claims they pocket VAT savings at airports

      Retailers have hit back at claims they are pocketing VAT savings at airports after it emerged that stores were using...

    18. August 9, 2015

      Data watchdog investigates Carphone Warehouse hacking

      The UK’s data watchdog is investigating a security breach at Carphone Warehouse, after the mobile phone retailer...

    19. July 16, 2015

      Dixons Carphone beats expectations with earnings jump

      Earnings at Dixons Carphone, created last year through the £3.7bn merger of electricals chain Dixons and mobile phone...

    20. July 2, 2015

      Dixons Carphone confounds merger sceptics and heads back into US

      When Dixons and Carphone Warehouse struck their £3.7bn merger just over a year ago, there were predictions of boardroom...

    21. July 2, 2015

      Dixons Carphone to open US stores in deal with Sprint

      Dixons Carphone is setting its sights across the Atlantic, with plans for a chain of up to 500 stores after signing a...

    22. July 2, 2015

      Sprint tie-in will test Dixons Carphone’s tech stamina

      Dixons Carphone’s retail collaboration with US mobile phones group Sprint could be a mad dash or a marathon involving...

    23. June 19, 2015

      City Insider: Demis Hassabis joins board of tech venture

      Demis Hassabis: Game on at Oxford Artificial intelligence pioneer Demis Hassabis has emerged as one of several new...

    24. June 12, 2015

      Argos revenues down on weak TV and computer sales

      Home Retail Group has blamed weak sales of TVs, computers and tablets for a fall in first-quarter revenues at Argos...

    25. June 11, 2015

      Dunstone says merger wave puts UK mobile and broadband at risk

      Sir Charles Dunstone, one of Britain’s best-known telecoms entrepreneurs, has warned that the wave of mergers in the...

    26. June 3, 2015

      Cash shells need foresight to beat the cycle

      The advantage of cash shells — companies that start with no assets except a pile of money — is that you can call them...

    27. June 3, 2015

      Dixons Carphone: sceptics confounded

      “A deal whose rationale is vague, with limited cost savings, wrapped up in a structure that is inherently weak.” It is...

    28. June 3, 2015

      Dixons Carphone raises full-year profit guidance

      Dixons Carphone has raised its full-year profit expectations as sales of high-definition televisions and white goods in...

    29. June 1, 2015

      BHP Billiton drops off ‘buy’ list on reserves concern

      BHP Billiton needs oil acquisitions to avoid going ex growth, according to Deutsche Bank analysts. With just nine years...

    30. February 17, 2015

      Tesco appoints former Dixons head Allan as chairman

      Tesco has appointed John Allan, the former chairman of Dixons, as its new chairman, despite some big shareholders...

    31. February 1, 2015

      Dixons Carphone to launch mobile services in the UK

      Dixons Carphone, the electrical retailer, is to launch mobile services in the UK that will also offer internet...

    32. January 30, 2015

      Sir Ian Cheshire pulls out of Tesco chairman race

      Sir Ian Cheshire, seen by many as the frontrunner to be the next chairman of Tesco, is out of the race, according to...

    33. January 27, 2015

      Reversal of fortune for ‘retrenching’ Dixons

      Dixons Carphone was last year’s best-performing FTSE 100 stock. This year, it has been among the worst. Dixons on...

    34. January 21, 2015

      Dixons raises forecast after ‘rollercoaster’ Christmas

      Dixons Carphone, the electricals and phones retailer, said profits would be ahead of expectations as underlying sales...

    35. December 22, 2014

      Record online shopping forecast for Christmas Day

      Many Britons will be turning their backs on their families and festive traditions on Christmas Day, in favour of...

    36. December 19, 2014

      ‘Nail-biting’ weekend looms for retailers

      British store groups face a make or break weekend as their traditional sales build-up to Christmas has been disrupted...

    37. December 17, 2014

      The trouble with dribbles

      Ladies do not sweat. They glow. Similarly, Her Majesty’s Treasury will not “dribble out” Lloyds shares worth some £3bn,...

    38. December 17, 2014

      Dixons Carphone case study: the hard work after the merger fanfare

      Standing in a shop on London’s bustling Oxford Street, Sebastian James is fretting about floor tiles. When Dixons...

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