Monthly Archives: July 2011

Harrods Appoints Dixons To Run Its Consumer Electronics Department

British retailer Dixons this week announced that it has signed a concession agreement with Harrods, under which the former will operate the latter’s consumer electronics division. Dixons Retail PLC is one of the largest electrical retail and service providers in Europe, while Harrods is the leading high-end department store operator in the United Kingdom. This partnership will bring together two ... Read More »

Sky Beats Virgin Media In Pay TV Customer Service Satisfaction: Ofcom

British communications regulator Ofcom has this week released the results of an indepth research into customer satisfaction levels with a range of services delivered by some of the country’s biggest broadband, pay TV and landline phone providers. The companies that were included in the study were those that hold at least a 4 percent market share in these sectors in ... Read More »

ASDA Launches Budget 40″ Full HD 1080p Freeview LCD TV Priced At £299

There are many people who shop at the supermarket giant ASDA because it offers competitive prices on its groceries. However, it is not just groceries that the company is offering cut-price deals on. Over recent years ASDA and many other supermarkets have started selling products such as home furnishings and electrical items, including a range of flat-screen TVs from a ... Read More »

Future Publishing To Offload Famous AV Mags Like HCC & Hifi Choice

UK media company Future Publishing is well known for a wide range of entertainment-based publications. However, the firm recently revealed through an internal email that it is offloading eight of its magazines – including several established audio-visual titles – as a result of falling profits, which essentially means that up to one hundred workers could be made redundant. Future to ... Read More »

Sharp & Hon Hai Agree To Mutually Supply LCD TV Panels To Cut Costs

Japanese consumer electronics giant Sharp Corporation and Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Ltd – more famously known for its subsidiary Foxconn which manufactures some of the world’s most popular products including the iPhone and iPad for Apple, as well as the Playstation 3 (PS3) for Sony – have joined forces to cut the costs of LCD TV panel supply. Both ... Read More »