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  1. September 15, 2014

    Junk 4 U

    It’s sad to see any business file for administration. Still, with the fall of Phones4U, you could argue that the days of...

  2. July 16, 2014

    Carphone Warehouse weighs own brand mobile service

    Carphone Warehouse is in advanced talks with Three, the British mobile operator, to launch its own branded mobile services...

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  1. June 26, 2014

    Dixons and Carphone Warehouse reveal prospectus of £3.7bn merger

    Dixons and Carphone Warehouse published their merger prospectus late on Thursday after both unveiling strong full-year...

  2. June 24, 2014

    Chemring chief joins ranks of jettisoned outsider CEOs

    It is not often that a company admits the chief executive does not have the right skills for the top job. But Chemring did...

  3. FT Tech Hub

    June 24, 2014

    Angela Ahrendts' touchy-feely arrival at Apple

    It’s not every day an Apple executive gets personal. That makes Angela Ahrendts’ first public comments since starting at the...

  4. June 6, 2014

    World Cup fever afflicts brokers

    Ahead of the first matches in the World Cup next week, the financial services industry has been busy churning out lists of...

  5. May 19, 2014

    Time for a consigliere, not a vain alpha CEO

    Self-castration was such a popular path to a high-flying advisory career in China’s imperial court that the Ming dynasty...

  6. May 16, 2014

    Phones 4U valuation hit by Dixons-Carphone Warehouse merger

    The private equity backer of Phones 4U has written down the value of its residual investment in the mobile phone retailer by...

  7. May 15, 2014

    New group no nimble operator

    Sir Charles Dunstone, the billionaire founder of Carphone Warehouse, and Sebastian James, the ebullient chief executive of...

  8. May 15, 2014

    Dixons / Carphone: party line

    Argh. Another “merger of equals”. The collapse last week of the Publicis/Omnicom merger did not deter UK retailers Dixons...

  9. FT Alphaville

    May 15, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Paging Walter Benjamin: A short modern dance performance and a $364m sale of...

  10. May 15, 2014

    Cable’s cuckoo brings evolutionary change to pay votes

    To the population at large, Spring Watch is a BBC TV programme in which clutches of loveable nestlings are decimated by...

  11. FT Alphaville

    May 15, 2014

    Curryhouse crush

    Synergies from the merger of Dixons and Carphone Warehouse, creating the leaden labeled Dixons Carphone, clearly don’t...

  12. May 15, 2014

    Dixons and Carphone Warehouse reveal details of £3.7bn merger

    Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail said they planned to create a “leader in European consumer electricals, mobiles,...

  13. May 15, 2014

    Carphone Warehouse deal with Dixons strengthens defences

    Sir Charles Dunstone has been in the vanguard of the electrical retail trade over the past two decades, managing to take...

  14. May 9, 2014

    Dixons and Carphone poised to unveil £3.7bn merger plans

    Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse are poised to unveil details of their £3.7bn merger next week in a move that is...

  15. April 29, 2014

    Carphone Warehouse steps up expansion before planned Dixons deal

    Carphone Warehouse, the high street retailer of connected electrical devices, has stepped up its European expansion plans...

  16. April 25, 2014

    All eyes on AO World’s European expansion

    AO World’s flotation on the stock exchange achieved a lot in a short time. It made the founder of the domestic appliance...

  17. March 24, 2014

    Carphone buyer talk fails to ring true

    Carphone Warehouse had a wobble on Monday amid fears that it might be left on the shelf. The retailer dropped as much as 6.4...

  18. March 21, 2014

    Kingfisher forecast to return £200m to shareholders

    Kingfisher, the DIY chain, is expected to announce next week that it will return about £200m to shareholders, and say it is...

  19. February 24, 2014

    Once worst of enemies cosy up as Carphone courts Dixons

    They were the worst of enemies. Five years ago, the US’s Best Buy, in partnership with Carphone Warehouse, was plotting an...

  20. February 24, 2014

    City sees Carphone/Dixons chimera as a fabulous beast

    A genuine merger requires equal partners. They are thus almost as rare in real life as the griffins adorning the crest of...

  21. February 24, 2014

    Carphone Warehouse founder eyes Dixons tie-up

    Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Charles Dunstone, the founder and chairman of Carphone Warehouse, is looking to shake up the...

  22. February 17, 2014

    Fridge wars salvo lifts Dixons

    The fridge wars escalated on Monday, with Dixons launching a counterattack against AO, its soon to be listed rival. AO,...

  23. January 16, 2014

    Online sales boost range of UK retailers

    UK retailers delivered a batch of strong Christmas trading figures on Thursday, with growing numbers of shoppers moving...

  24. January 3, 2014

    The UK retail sale with no bargains

    A walk down the high street is a walk into Alice in Wonderland. At first glance, everything seems upside down. The stores...

  25. December 20, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    BUY: Dixons Retail (DXNS) Despite almost doubling since late February, the shares trade on 14 times forecast earnings, which...

  26. December 17, 2013

    Dixons finds joy from gadget-hungry consumers

    Amateur bakers and gadget-obsessed consumers helped Dixons continue its turnround as demand for food mixers and tablet...

  27. September 10, 2013

    UK small caps enjoy summer hot streak

    A rare spell of sunshine appears to have worked wonders in the UK economy this summer. After a disappointing recovery from...

  28. September 5, 2013

    Tate & Lyle slides on China competition fears

    Tate & Lyle was the biggest faller in a rising London market yesterday on fears of competition from Chinese manufacturers. A...

  29. September 5, 2013

    GSK’s purple reign ending as pipeline becomes perkier

    GlaxoSmithKline is in talks to sell Ribena, which it asserts is not a drug. Parents might disagree if their oatmeal carpet...

  30. September 5, 2013

    Dixons pays to offload Pixmania

    Dixons Retail, the UK’s largest electronics retailer by sales and owner of high-street brands Currys and PC World, is to...

  31. September 5, 2013

    Retailers on a roll as MPC makes no change

    Well-received news from UK retailers provided a timely reminder of the challenges posed by the economic recovery to the Bank...

  32. September 1, 2013

    Companies diary: September 2 – September 8

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

  33. July 16, 2013

    Kate Bostock bounces off from Asos

    The resignation of Kate Bostock from Asos after just over six months illustrates the risk taken by would-be job hoppers. No...

  34. July 8, 2013

    RBS gains as economic optimism aids banks

    Royal Bank of Scotland led the way yesterday as economic optimism put the banks among the FTSE 100 risers. Upbeat business...

  35. June 20, 2013

    Lombard: Tax breakdown rule would give avoiders the Willies

    Cadbury is mythologised in the UK as a Quaker confectioner hijacked by greedy Americans. But an FT investigation shows the...

  36. June 20, 2013

    Aberdeen sinks as asset managers bear brunt

    Asset managers bore the brunt of a London sell-off as the FTSE 100 showed its biggest drop in more than a year, falling as...

  37. June 20, 2013

    Dixons benefits from booming sales of tablet computers

    Sebastian James, chief executive of Dixons, said the electricals chain would benefit from a tax on online retailers, but...

  38. June 16, 2013

    The Week Ahead: June 17 – June 23

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

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