Sunday, January 24, 2021
AO.com co-founder Alan Latchford has passed away at the age of 61. Latchford left the online appliances and electricals retailer due to ill health in 2006. The company, which was originally called Appliances Online, was started as a bet.

AO raises £50 million in share capital despite predicting losses

Online appliances retailer AO World has raised £50 million in capital in an effort to push European expansion, despite making losses. Amid a...
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BrightHouse’s future hangs in the balance

Embattled rent-to-own electricals retailer BrightHouse has set out a plan to permanently reform its controversial consumer practises as a bid for survival as it...

AO posts revenue rise but warns of economic outlook

AO World recorded increased revenues in its third quarter, but the online electricals retailer issued a warning about the final quarter given the uncertain...

Dip in iPhone & Mac sales affects Apple’s quarterly income

Apple experienced a decrease in like-for-like sales and profits in its last quarter, which has been attributed to a decline in iPhone and computer...

Amazon helps Apple identify cable counterfieters

Tech giant Apple has reportedly been buying out chargers and cables labelled as Apple products on Amazon, and estimates around 90 per cent of...
Brighthouse falls to £16m loss in latest quarter

Brighthouse CEO Leo McKee retires

The chief executive of retailer Brighthouse is poised to retire at the end of this month. Leo McKee, 70, will step down on September...

Game chairman David Hamid to step down

Digital retailer Game has appointed John Jackson as its non-executive chairman designate, replacing David Hamid who will be stepping down early 2017. Hamid, who...

Sainsbury’s acquisition of Argos parent company now complete

The parent company of Big 4 retailer Sainsbury‘s has confirmed its acquisition of Home Retail Group is now complete. This means that as of...

Jessops re-opens in historic stomping ground

Camera retailer Jessops has made a return to Leicester, the city where it was founded, three years after company went into administration. Jessops was...

Apple iPad Pro release date and price announced

On Monday Apple announced the launch date of its monster-sized iPad Pro: it‘s a lot sooner than one might think. The iPad Pro will...

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