Tag Archives: carphone warehouse

TalkTalkTV and CHI land blow on Sky, BT and Virgin

Pay-TV has become an essential in the UK rather than a luxury as more and more of the best content (sport, movies) migrates to the various pay channels. Charles Dunstone’s TalkTalk has been, with a few alarums, a success against ...

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Dixons/Carphone £3.7bn merger means changes ahead

Mergers of equals are rather out of fashion at the moment following the Omnicom/Publicis fiasco but that hasn’t stopped Dixons and Carphone Warehouse tying the knot (as we forecast on Monday). The £3.7bn merger looks a reasonable fit on the ...

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Dixons/Carphone merger may set AMV against CHI

It would be interesting to know how much Dixons’ and Carphone Warehouse’s respective agencies – AMV/BBDO and CHI & Partners – knew about the two companies’ proposed £4bn merger. The two are expected to announce the terms this week which ...

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CHI in the frame to relaunch Vertu luxury phones

Vertu mobile phones are a pretty strange idea. Made by Nokia, the British-based company is now privately owned and still with us even though its phones sell for about £3,000 and sharply upwards. But the owners have obviously decided they ...

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Blow for Freud Communications as Best Buy seeks PR repitch after just a year

Giant US electrical retailer Best Buy’s foray into the UK has not been an unalloyed success with the company cutting back its planned store expansion to concentrate on online sales. The UK launch is a joint venture with Carphone Warehouse ...

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