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Dixons Carphone shares plunge amid £440m half-year loss

Dixons Carphone has swung to a massive loss in its half-year report.

Phones 4U administrators launch bid to reclaim millions from mobile operators

Phones 4U administrators PwC have appointed one of the country’s top insolvency experts to asses whether to launch a damages claim against mobile operators,...

Despite tough trading, British consumers still flocking to Black Friday sales

Over 42 per cent of British consumers are planning to make Black Friday purchases this week, with 25 per cent also splashing out on...
rent-to-own

FCA proposes price cap on rent-to-own retailers

A peak City regulator has announced plans to impose a new price cap to on rent-to-own retailers.

AO World attributes millions in losses to “tougher than expected market”

AO World failed to make a profit in its first half despite a double-digit sales rise amid a “tougher than expected market”.

AO World to buy Mobile Phones Direct for £32.5m

AO World is set to acquire the online phone retailer Mobile Phones Direct for £32.5 million as it looks to expand its offering.

WHSmith acquires InMotion for £155m

WHSmith has agreed to buy pure play travel retailer InMotion for £155 million. In a statement announcing the purchase, WHSmith said it expected the deal...
Maplin

Maplin creditors left with £285m black hole from collapse

Maplin’s creditors will receive just a fraction of the funds they are owed following the electronics retailer's collapse earlier this year. According to The Times,...
Dixons Carphone update

Dixons Carphone to face grilling from shareholders over databreach

Dixons Carphone is due to face a grilling from shareholders next week at its annual general meeting.
Amazon Prime

Amazon reveals record $2.5bn profit jump

Amazon has posted a record profit of $2.5 billion (£1.9 billion) for its second quarter of 2018. Operating income rose to $3 billion (£2.2 billion)...

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