Dixons and Carphone Warehouse announce merger



As widely reported last week, UK tech retail giants Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have revealed that they are to merge, creating one of the biggest high street technology brands in the country. Dixons CEO Sebastian James announced the news today while reporting trading details for the financial year, according to BBC News.

UK retailers Carphone Warehouse and Dixons to announce £3.7bn merger


Carphone Warehouse storefront

Carphone Warehouse and Dixons are set to announce a £3.7bn merger that will create one of the biggest high street technology groups in Britain. Further details regarding the merger will be made available to a Takeover Panel ahead of the May 19 deadline.

The 64GB BlackBerry PlayBook gets an online price cut in the UK. Bargain of the year?



The Dixons group seem to have an online special offer on at the moment on the 64GB BlackBerry PlayBook. If you head on over to Dixons or PC World you will find the 64GB PlayBook for only £129. Yes, you did read that right! Why this version of the tablet is cheaper than the 32GB I have no idea but this may well be bargain of the year.