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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