News The logo of Samsung Electronics is displayed on a glass door at their headquarters in Seoul on November 6, 2013. Samsung Electronics promised better shareholder returns, dismissed fears over smartphone market saturation and signalled a more aggressive acquisitions policy Wednesday at a rare analysts' briefing to boost its flagging stock price.

Samsung has announced plans to open 60 of its own branded stores in Britain and six other European countries, in a bid to challenge Apple's successful retail store approach.

Carphone Warehouse talks the talk

London station keeps Capital out of tune; Funeral planning gives Dignity a market edge

Ross sells £22m Carphone stake

David Ross, the deputy chairman and co-founder of Carphone Warehouse, yesterday cashed in shares worth £22m in the mobile phone retailer.

Carphone fights back with free calls

Charles Dunstone, the chief executive of Carphone Warehouse, yesterday claimed BT was a "sinking ship" as he unveiled plans to launch free local, national and international phone calls between customers of his group's TalkTalk fixed-line service.

Carphone millionaire Ross takes the wheel at National Express

The train and bus operator National Express yesterday appointed one of Britain's richest men as its new chairman. David Ross, 38, who has made a fortune worth an estimated £400m from Carphone Warehouse, will take up the job in May.

BT fires first shots in price war

Ofcom, the new telecoms regulator, launched an immediate review into BT Group's decision to fire the opening salvo in what is set to become a long and bitter price war with its rivals Carphone Warehouse and Tesco.

Pensions cloud over BT

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Dismay as Dixons confirms poor Christmas with shock profits alert

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