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ELECTRICALS

AO.com founder steps down as CEO and is succeeded by firm's COO

By The Retail Bulletin
Online electrical appliances retailer AO.com has confirmed that its chief operating officer Steve Caunce has been promoted to the position of chief executive. He has succeeded founder John Roberts who will move to a new role on the board as executive director.
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Dixons Carphone appoints new chairman

Dixons Carphone appoints new chairman

1 February 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

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.

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AO World seeks non-executive director

AO World seeks non-executive director

26 January 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

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.

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Dixons Carphone posts fifth consecutive year of Christmas growth

Dixons Carphone posts fifth consecutive year of Christmas growth

24 January 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

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.

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Buy It Direct increases sales and profit

Buy It Direct increases sales and profit

20 January 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Online retail group Buy It Direct increased its profits by 44% to £2.6 million in 2016.

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Maplin enjoys record Christmas

Maplin enjoys record Christmas

12 January 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Technology retailer Maplin has reported one of its strongest Christmas sales periods ever with like-for-like growth of 4.4%.

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Insight: Black Friday discounting sees lowest ever basket value for electricals

Insight: Black Friday discounting sees lowest ever basket value for electricals

21 December 2016 by The Retail Bulletin

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.

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Dixons Carphone grows sales and profit but warns of 'uncertain' times ahead

Dixons Carphone grows sales and profit but warns of 'uncertain' times ahead

14 December 2016 by The Retail Bulletin

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.

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Currys PC World launches 'Giftologist' social Christmas campaign

Currys PC World launches 'Giftologist' social Christmas campaign

2 December 2016 by The Retail Bulletin

Currys PC World has launched a new Christmas social campaign called Giftologist as it looks to target shoppers who go online for gift inspiration.

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Sarah Beeny joins German direct selling brand Vorwerk to launch online store

Sarah Beeny joins German direct selling brand Vorwerk to launch online store

23 November 2016 by The Retail Bulletin

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.

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Keeping you informed of all the latest retail news and insight on the electricals sector including major retailers such as Dixons Carphone, AO.com, Maplin and more. Also covering the latest results and financial stories.

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