Dixons Retail, whose Currys chain sells everything from tablets to vacuum cleaners, agreed to an all-share merger of equals with Carphone Warehouse Group in May.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Carphone Warehouse and European electrical retailer Dixons Retail both posted big jumps in earnings ahead of their planned merger later this year. Ca(...)

Dixons is discussing a deal  with Carphone Warehouse that would create a new £3.5 billion force in the electrical retailing sector.

Five years ago, Dixons could have been snapped up for less than £250 million (€303 million). By late 2008 its shares had slithered to an all-ti(...)

A record number of  Britons  did their Christmas shopping online in December as almost one in five non-food purchases were made on the internet.  Dixons Retail Group says it was the second year in a row of growth  for Dixons over the Christmas period,   Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

The owner of PC World and Currys said its business took off “like a rocket” after a record St Stephen’s Day for the electricals retailer.More than £10(...)

Alan Bacon (21) was shocked to be asked to show his moves to a tune by French duo Daft Punk during the interview process for a job with Currys at a store in Cardiff. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A university graduate was left feeling “degraded and humiliated” after being forced to dance with other candidates at an interview for a job with an e(...)

 The most popular tablet lines at Dixons  in the UK are Apple iPad, the Samsung Galaxy and the Google Nexus

British sales of tablet computers are booming, Europe’s second biggest electricals retailer Dixons said, underpinning profit growth and offsetting wea(...)

Dixons Retail, which has electrical retail operations across Europe, has benefited from a strong performance in the UK and Ireland.

The owner of PC World and Currys backed its transition from “survivor to winner” today after reporting a 15 per cent rise in profits for the last year(...)

A Curry’s and PC World store, run by Dixons Retail. Chief executive Sebastian James said Dixons was in the best position it has been in for many years.

Dixons Retail, Europe's second-biggest electrical goods retailer, said year profit would be at the top end of market expectations, with the fi(...)