Dixons Carphone plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index, was formed in 2014 after the successful merger of Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse Group. The company is a retailer and service provider of electrical and telecommunications. It is one of the largest consumer electronics retailers in Europe and Carphone Warehouse Group is London-based mobile retailer. The company has active operations in four prime areas: UK & Ireland, Nordics, Southern Europe, and Connected World Services (CWS), and has 864 stores and 16 websites in eight countries. Its operations include Currys PC World, Carphone Warehouse, iD Mobile, Dixons Travel. Currys PC World is in the UK and Ireland; and Elgiganten, Elkjøp, Gigantti, Dixons Travel in Northern Europe; and Kotsovolos in Southern Europe. Besides, it has a sourcing office in Hong Kong, and a specialty repair facility in Newark, UK.
The UK and Ireland operations include the Dixons Travel business. The Nordics segment is responsible for the business in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, and Greece and is focused on ongoing operations in Greece.
The company works with a motive of providing products and services to its client that make life easier, better, and more connected. It is focused on providing its customers with the choice of affordable technology with its 10,001+ employees. The company has permanently shut down 531 standalone Carphone Warehouse stores, which focused on telephone devices, and announced to re-organise its operations in their bigger stores. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the company cut the 800+ jobs to reduce the cost of company caused by the pandemic.
In May 2021, the company declared that it would yet again change its name from Dixons Carphone plc to Currys plc. Already, it has announced that the operations in UK and Ireland, which covers Currys PC World, Carphone Warehouse and Team KnowHow, will be known as Currys from October 2021. Currys is a trusted brand offering tech support to its clients since 1884. The brand is expected to bring best stores and online stores together for its customers.
DIXONS CARPHONE PLC 1 Portal Way, North Acton Business Park, Wales Farm Road, London, W3 6RS, United Kingdom
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