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Specialty Retail Computer and Electronics Retail

  • Cyber Monday

    In order for retailers to survive, they will need a new strategy to keep up with consumers' changing habits, an expert tells CNBC.

  • LONDON, Dec 14- Dixons Carphone, Britain's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer, is planning for tougher times after the group beat forecasts with a 19 percent rise in first-half profit. They were nearly 7 percent down by 1200 GMT, making them the biggest fallers in the FTSE 100 index. "The shares have had a good run and a lack of upgrades today has led to...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- Dixons Carphone, Britain's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer, beat forecasts with a 19 percent rise in first-half profit but said on Wednesday it was planning for the threat of tougher times ahead. The group, which trades as Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse in Britain and Ireland, said it had still not seen any effect on consumer...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- Dixons Carphone, Europe's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer, beat forecasts with a 19 percent rise in first-half profit, helped by a robust performance in its home market. The group, which trades as Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse in the UK and Ireland, Elkjop and Elgiganten in Nordic countries and Kotsovolos in Greece, said on...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- Dixons Carphone, Europe's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer, beat forecasts with a 19 percent rise in first-half profit, helped by a robust performance in its home market. The group, which trades as Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse in the UK and Ireland, Elkjop and Elgiganten in Nordic countries and Kotsovolos in Greece, said on...

  • Dec 8- Retailer Sears Holdings Corp reported its fifth straight quarterly loss and said there was no guarantee when it would return to profitability, underscoring its struggle to stanch a years-long decline in sales. Total revenue fell 14.3 percent to $5.03 billion in the third quarter ended Oct. 29, hit by lower demand at its Kmart and Sears outlets.

  • Dec 8- Retailer Sears Holdings Corp reported its fifth straight quarterly loss and said there was no guarantee when it would return to profitability. Total revenue fell 14.3 percent to $5.03 billion in the third quarter ended Oct. 29, hit by lower demand at its Kmart and Sears outlets. Net loss attributable to Sears' shareholders swelled to $748 million, or $6.99...

  • Retail memberships are on the rise, but an expert explains to CNBC the steps consumers should take to figure out if it works for them.

  • eCommerce still only makes up 8.4 percent of total Black Friday sales / Black Friday traditions shifting

    Dan Collins, CEO at CCO Global, discusses Black Friday, Cyber Monday and how the start of the holiday shopping season has shaped up this year.

  • LONDON, Nov 25- British retailers reported strong online demand in early "Black Friday" trading, as shoppers chased deals in a spending spree that is expected to top last year's record level. Currys PC World- part of Dixons Retail, Europe's largest electricals and telecommunications retailer- reported its highest ever number of orders, up 40 percent on 2015, with...

  • Black Friday first step in battle of retail holiday push: Strategist

    Kevin Quigg, chief strategist at ACSI Funds, discusses which retailers he believes look set to do well as holiday shopping season gets underway.

  • "We're expecting today to be our biggest sales day of the year," John Rogers, chief executive of electricals to toys retailer Argos told BBC radio. Mark Elliot of credit card provider MBNA told BBC radio that Friday "is going to be the biggest shopping day ever in British retail history. UK retailers will be hoping the promotions kick-start Christmas trading,...

  • A customer uses her mobile phone as she shops at a Best Buy in Skokie, Ill.

    Best Buy reported better-than-expected comparable-store sales, helped by higher demand for consumer electronics and mobile phones.

  • Nov 17- Best Buy Co Inc, the No. 1 U.S. electronics retailer, reported better-than-expected comparable-store sales, helped by higher demand for consumer electronics and mobile phones. Best Buy's net income rose to $194 million, or 61 cents per share, from $125 million, or 36 cents per share a year earlier. The Richfield, Minnesota- based company's net sales rose 1.4...

  • People stand outside the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on August 5, 2015 in New York City.

    Despite another quarter of low year-over-year sales, Apple is looking ahead to longer-term ventures as future growth drivers, analysts say.

  • JB Hi-Fi

    JB Hi-Fi CEO Richard Murray says they acquired The Good Guys because it was the market leader in the Australian consumer electronics space.

  • HP Results

    Investors should appreciate that while HP's outlook is tough, it's gaining market share in the PC space, says Moor Insights & Strategy's Patrick Moorhead.

  • Best Buy beats Street on top and bottom line

    Kate McShane, Citi, breaks down Best Buy's quarterly numbers which posted EPS of $0.57 (Adj.) on revenues of $8.533 billion.

  • Beyond Best Buy's earnings

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at the three things Wall Street will be watching when Best Buy reports quarterly results.

  • Apple may release new iPads in 2017

    The product refresh may include a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a low-cost version of the 9.7-inch model.