Currys - Currys Electronic Shops Information

Currys -the largest electrical chain in Britain's offers a fully comprehensive selection of PC's, domestic electrical appliances, audio, vision, communication devices online.

Currys History in Brief

Currys was a successful chain when it was incorporated into the Dixons group in 1984. This acquisition by Dixons brought over 600 Currys electrical shops into the group. By retaining their own separate brand identity within the Dixon's group Curry's has continued to grow in strength since joining the Dixons chain. In this period since the mid 1980's Currys Dixons has seen many successful acquisitions to the brand such as Bridgers, Orbit and Wigfalls with the brand emerging as the largest electrical retailer in the country. Recent sales are over £1.7 million (2003/4) from over 4 million square feet of prime retail space. On average each store represents over ten thousand square feet and Currys electrical shops are served by over 9,000 full time equivalent employees. Other important points in Currys history include:

  • 1995 largest Currys electrical shop opened just outside of Birmingham (32,000 sq ft)
  • 1998 Currys first retailer in the UK to stock widescreen plasma flat TV's
  • 1999 Currys electrical shops offered lowest priced PC in UK at £399
  • 2001 Currys online becomes the largest online electronic store in the UK
  • Currys Dixons Online

    Currys Dixons UK online product range is vast since launching in 2000. By 2001 their web store had evolved to offer their full range of products for online shopping and home delivery throughout the UK. Currently the Currys online store has around 20 departments for you to browse through. Popular departments include Currys computers, gaming, gadgets, audio and vision, however Currys online also offer a wide range of kitchen, garden, telephony, photographic and household products either from new or refurbished. Online ranges also include latest advertisement offers, best sellers, top deals, and web exclusive so check out the latest Currys clearance prices. Product purchases are supplemented with their speedy delivery and quality installation services.

    With the 'Always lowering prices' commitment you don't need a Currys Auction to get a great deal on electronic items on the Internet. For safe and secure online purchases of the latest Currys computer, television, gadgets and games visit the Currys Electrical shop online.

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