Dixons' chief executive Sebastian James said he has "wind in his sails" as he reported a continuing recovery at the electrical retailer, and the City is beginning to believe the story.
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Sunday 07 June 2009
Edward Stourton is an urbane and humane guide through the tricky terrain of the politically correct. Is the notion of PC speech and behaviour an enlightened, civilised way of fighting unfair discrimination; or is it a bullying, unjustified form of censorship? Good manners, or plain stupid? Stourton's aims are admirably clear: to identify what, exactly, "PC" means, and to distinguish between when it's appropriate and when it has lapsed into its alter ego, "PC gone mad".
Friday 01 May 2009
Wednesday 18 March 2009
Wednesday 04 March 2009
The opening of the first Best Buy stores in the UK has been delayed until the first quarter of next year.
Wednesday 25 February 2009
Monday 09 February 2009
Saturday 31 January 2009
Friday 16 January 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Currys and PC World owner DSG International today revealed a 10 per cent drop in quarterly sales after shoppers put off purchases until after Christmas.
Sunday 11 January 2009
Further pressure is likely to be heaped on John Browett, the chief executive of the struggling electronics chain DSG, if City expectations of a disastrous Christmas trading period are confirmed this week.
Saturday 10 January 2009
Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, is expected to post its worst UK festive sales for a number of years on Tuesday, although many other big retail names are expected to unveil far worse figures next week.
Tuesday 30 December 2008
Yule Catto, the chemical group, is the latest UK company to scrap its dividend in the face of economic uncertainty and the need to conserve cash.
Tuesday 23 December 2008
Tuesday 16 December 2008
Electrical goods chain Comet piled on the misery for the UK retail sector today after crashing to first-half losses of £8.1 million.
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