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Retail News - Samsung braces for smartphone profit slump

Samsung is braced for the weakest smartphone profit growth since the Korean electronics behemoth began manufacturing the devices six years ago.

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Retail News - Dixons Retail reports £30.2m H1 profit

Dixons Retail, owners of the Currys and PC World chains, today announced underlying pre-tax profits of £30.2 million for the six months to 31st October as demand for tablet computers remains robust.

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Retail News - Purchases made via mobile double on Mega Monday

M-commerce makes major gains as Mega Monday purchases via mobile devices double.

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Retail News - Carphone Warehouse reports H1 sales pickup

Carphone Warehouse yesterday reported an 8.3 per cent rise in underlying half-year sales, boosting shares by 6.5 per cent.

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Retail News - Dixons Retail launches new tablet in the run up to Christmas
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Dixons Retail is waging war with Tesco and Argos by launching its own seven-inch tablet in the run up to Christmas. The Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 will retail at around £180, making it a middle-of-the-road alternative to the pricier £250 Apple iPad mini, and the cheaper-priced Tesco and Argos models.

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Retail News - Apple edges manufacturing back to the US

Apple will soon create 2,000 manufacturing, engineering and construction jobs after its new Arizona-based plant – its first US factory in nearly a decade – opens at the end of this year.

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Retail News - BlackBerry hopes to raise £1bn as CEO departs

BlackBerry Ltd is hoping to raise around £1 billion from its shareholders and investors as it battles to revive its fortunes.

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Retail News - Tesco to roll out retina scanning devices in its petrol stations

Tesco will soon fit screens that scan customers’ faces in its petrol stations so that advertisements can be specially tailored to suit them, according to The Grocer.

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Retail News - Apple quarterly profit declines

Apple Inc’s profit and margins fell during in its fourth quarter, despite the fact it sold 33.8 million iPhones during the period.

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Retail News - iPhone 5S dominates US smartphone market

Apple iPhones have outsold their Samsung-manufactured counterparts for the first time in six months, according to Counterpoint Research.

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