World Cup TV sales offset dip in computing demand says Dixons Carphone

www.theregister.co.uk | 9/6/2018 | Staff
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Data-breach-hit Dixons Carphone is on track to meet its profit expectations for the current fiscal year as the World Cup beefed up sales of TVs to more than offset crappier demand for computing kit and white box goods.

The group said like-for-like sales were flat for the 13 weeks ended 28 July, the firm’s first quarter of fiscal ’19, it said in a trading update this morning.

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In the UK, Dix Car’s largest territory, turnover was unchanged on the same period a year ago: electrical goods came in even Stephen, and there was growth in consumer electronics due to the football tournament “against softer white goods and computing markets”.

Mobile sales fell 1 per cent on a like-for-like basis as many consumers continue to shun smartphone upgrades because what they already own does the job. There was a reduction in postpay “as anticipated” but share gains in SIM-only and SIM-free shipments.

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The Nordics retail market shrank but Dixons Carphone said its sales remained flat so it took business from...
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