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Name: Currys
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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Network takeovers look set to save Phones 4U in Burton

Comments (0)JOBS at two mobile phone shops in Burton could be saved if rival companies complete a takeover bid.Network operator EE is in negotiations with Phones 4U about a possible takeover of some of the failing company's high street stores, while rival ... [Published Burton Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Deal agreed for Milton Keynes Phone 4 U store

A deal to save one of the Phone 4 U stores in Milton Keynes has been agreed.Mobile network firm EE have paid £2.5million to buy 58 stores, saving 359 jobs.These stores, including the Winchester Circle store at Kingston retail park, which will be re-branded ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Phones4u to close 362 stores with loss of 1,700 jobs, administrators announce

Closing down: a Phones 4U shop in Oxford Street, central London (Picture: PA)AAAMobile phone seller Phones4u is set to close 362 stores and cut 1,700 jobs, administrators announced tonight.A total of 720 staff members have been retained to help with the ... [Published London Evening Standard - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Grantham court: Thief to be sent home to Georgia

A Georgian man was caught stealing a router from Currys after driving up from London.Zurab Pochkidze, 32, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to the theft which took place on September 12.Prosecuting, Marie Stace said that at 4.20pm a group of men were ... [Published - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Currys, Georgia, Router
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 6 reports

EE to acquire 58 Phones 4U stores

Mobile network firm EE has agreed to buy 58 Phones 4U stores following the retailer's collapse into administration last week. The move will save nearly 360 jobs.EE will pay £2.5 million to acquire the stores which will be re-branded to EE outlets. The ... [Published Retail Bulletin - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 3 reports

Helical Bar buys Stockport retail warehouse

The property investment and development company has bought a 33,000 sq ft warehouse in Stockport along with a 25,000 sq ft unit in Yorkshire for a combined purchase price of £12.1m, a yield of 6.95%.The warehouses were purchased from an undisclosed UK ... [Published Place North West - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 6 reports

Phones 4U Lisburn store closes its doors

A local councillor has offered advice to staff and customers affected by the closure of Phones 4U stores, including Lisburn.Downshire East Alliance councillor Aaron McIntyre, was speaking this week as the phone retailer closed stores which included outlets ... [Published Lisburn Star - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Win a home audio package from Currys PC World

Celebrate the composers who changed the face of Classical music in Sound Ideas with Alan Titchmarsh every Saturday morning from 9am.Each week, Alan will select a piece of music which influenced the way future works were written, and highlight the features ... [Published Classic FM - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Dixons Carphone ready to save 800 Phones 4U jobs

Dixons Carphone has offered to hire 800 staff working in Phones 4U within Currys and PC World stores.Phones 4U, which went into administration on Monday, opened the in-store shops in Dixons-owned Currys and PC World stores before the merger of Dixons ... [Published HR Grapevine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 14 reports

Dixons Carphone share price: Retailer saves 800 Phones 4U jobs, Thursday, September 18: Dixons Carphone (LON:DC) has saved some of the 6,396 jobs at risk from the collapse of the 710 Phones 4u stores.The newly-merged retailer behind PC World and Currys announced yesterday that it had secured an agreement ... [Published Invezz - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Misfit Flash: Waterproof fitness band's insane £50 pricetag makes a splash!

Misfit, the company behind the Shine fitness wearable, has just announced that it is releasing a new product dubbed the Misfit Flash. Like the Shine, this small device allows you to track your fitness level on a day-to-day basis and is compatible with ... [Published FiveFWD - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Fitness, Currys, PC World
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Dixons Carphone offers jobs lifeline to Phones 4u staff hit by administration

Dixons Carphone has thrown a lifeline to staff working at the beleaguered high street retailer Phones 4u by confirming that it hopes to offer jobs to the firm's concession workers within its Currys and PC World stores.Phones 4u was plunged into administration ... [Published IT Pro UK - Sep 16 2014]


"Mobile phone shops are now a major part of our town centre retail offer and so when a large chain like Phones 4u closes stores in Northern Ireland, it has significant impact."
EE is also remaining tight-lipped about what stores it would be taking over. A spokesman told the Mail: "We cannot confirm what stores they could be as we do not have a list at present. We will make an announcement when everything is confirmed."

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1,700 jobs cut as Phones 4U closes 362 stores [Published PCRetail - 4 hours ago]
Almost 1,700 jobs lost at Phones 4U [Published Northern Echo - 5 hours ago]
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Deal agreed for Milton Keynes Phone 4 U store [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - 6 hours ago]
Phones4u to close 362 stores with loss of 1,700... [Published London Evening Standard - 6 hours ago]
Vodafone and EE will acquire some Phones 4u sto... [Published Phone Arena - 7 hours ago]
Phones 4U: 1,700 People to Lose Jobs as 362 Sto... [Published International Business Times UK - 16 hours ago]
Phones 4u to cut almost 1,700 jobs and close hu... [Published Scottish Daily Express - 18 hours ago]
Phones 4u: 2,400 staff set to lose jobs as mobi... [Published - 18 hours ago]
Phones 4U: 1,700 Jobs And 362 Stores To Go [Published Independent Radio News - 19 hours ago]
Administrator closes 362 Phones 4u stores as 1,... [Published - 19 hours ago]
Sixteen West Midlands Phones4u stores rescued b... [Published Birmingham Post - 20 hours ago]
Grantham court: Thief to be sent home to Georgia [Published - 22 hours ago]
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