Dixons Carphone has announced that Ian Livingston is to become its new chairman as Carphone Warehouse founder Charles Dunstone prepares to step down from the role and become executive chairman at TalkTalk.
Appliance retailer AO World has announced that the initial three-year term of Rudi Lamprecht's appointment as a non-executive director of the company will expire on 16 February and, by mutual agreement, will not be renewed.
Dixons Carphone increased its like-for-like sales by 4% over the Christmas trading period following strong performances from its UK and Ireland and Southern Europe businesses.
New figures have shown the extent to which retailers cut their prices on Black Friday weekend with numerous online retail sectors recording tumbling average basket values.
Dixons Carphone has reported an increase in both sales and profit in the first half of its financial year which the company attributed to the success of a range of new initiatives.
Currys PC World has launched a new Christmas social campaign called Giftologist as it looks to target shoppers who go online for gift inspiration.
Vorwerk, the German technology brand behind kitchen gadget the Thermomix, has enlisted TV property expert Sarah Beeny to promote the launch of its Kobold VK200 vacuum cleaner online.