The remaining Currys and PC World stores are to be merged. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Consumer electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone edged up its guidance for annual profit on the back of strong Christmas trading, it sai(...)

US Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen: the first rise in US interest rates since June 2006 brought a prolonged era of stimulus measures to an end. Photograph:  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

European shares edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a rate-setting meeting at the US Federal Reserve. At 7pm Irish time, 2pm (...)

European shares retreated on Friday after strong gains in the previous session, with investors focusing on a US jobs report for hints about the timing of an expected interest rate rise in the United States. Photo: Reuters

European shares retreated on Friday after strong gains in the previous session, with investors focusing on a US jobs report for hints about the timing(...)

New Hyundai store in Bluewater Shopping Centre

Buying a car from Rockar can be as fast as buying a book from Amazon. There is no trip to a dealership to haggle over price and Rockar will value y(...)

Bradford Crown Court heard how the supply teacher thought he was going to die after he was stabbed. Photograph: Reuters

A 14-year-old boy who stabbed a supply teacher in a racially-motivated attack in England has been sentenced at Bradford Crown Court to 11 years deten(...)

Encrypted credit card information of up to 90,000 Carphone Warehouse  customers may have been accessed during a cyber attack, the company has  warned. File photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The personal details of up to 2.4 million customers may have been accessed after a division of Carphone Warehouse was hit by a “sophisticated” cyber a(...)

M&S executive John Dixon: the  26-year M&S veteran was widely seen as a potential successor to chief executive Marc Bolland. He has quit to take on the role of chief executive at another company. Photograph:  M&S/PA Wire

Online fridges and washing machines retailer AO World has had a wild ride since it went public a year and a half ago. Its stunning stock market debut (...)

The  Dixons Carphone store on Oxford Street.  The retailer said its yearly profit beat forecasts. Photograph: Dixons Carphone Plc/PA Wire

Electrical goods and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone said its yearly profit rose 21 per cent, beating forecasts. The group, which trades as Car(...)

A senior citizen leans against the door of a closed bank as he queues up to collect his pension. Capital controls have started taking a toll on Greek households’ budgets and choking off the normal flow of operations for many businesses. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

At least three companies in Greece including its biggest electronic appliances chain have paid staff in cash, after the country imposed limits on with(...)

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Dixons Carphone has unveiled its new mobile service, iD, which will begin operation later this summer. The new network will target 6 per cent of(...)