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.
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Wednesday 11 April 2012
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Friday 27 January 2012
Kiddicare, the online baby products retailer acquired by Morrisons last year for £70m, has bought the 10 shops exited by the electricals retailer Best Buy UK this month.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Carphone Warehouse has suffered from tumbling pre-paid revenues during the consumer downturn, which hit its third-quarter underlying sales by nearly 5 per cent.
Friday 13 January 2012
Best Buy will start closing down its UK stores on Sunday after throwing in the towel in its battle to shake up the UK electronics market.
Monday 09 January 2012
The Independent on Sunday: Business leaders expect economy to worsen
Saturday 26 November 2011
Shareholders in beleaguered offshore safety company Cosalt were yesterday in effect told to accept a knockdown offer or watch the business plunge into receivership.
Friday 18 November 2011
David Ross has made an approach to take Cosalt, the offshore safety company he chairs, private for 0.1p a share, or £400,000.
Tuesday 08 November 2011
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Outlook The curious case of Sir Ken Morrison, fined yesterday for failing to tell Morrisons he had sold off his holdings in the supermarket group, is reminiscent of another recent share ownership scandal. Sir Ken appears to have simply overlooked his duty to inform the company of the disposals he made, just as, in 2008, David Ross, a significant shareholder in Carphone Warehouse, inadvertently fell foul of rules requiring him to declare he had pledged chunks of his holdings as collateral against certain loans.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Life turned upside down for John Pink when the 40-foot catamaran he was racing went head over heels at the Extreme Sailing Series off Cowes yesterday.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Thursday 28 July 2011
Carphone Warehouse suffered more bad news in the UK as it revealed that its domestic performance had dragged down its European sales.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
John Browett, the chief executive of Dixons Retail, has pocketed a cash bonus of £122,000 for the year just ended, despite the owner of Currys delivering a loss of nearly £225m.
Sunday 10 July 2011
Thursday 23 June 2011
Kesa Electricals has admitted for the first time that it is considering selling off its Comet chain after the British company sank to a loss of nearly £9m last year.
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- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders