With 40,000 employees and more than 1,200 stores in 28 countries throughout Europe and online sales, the DSGi
is serving 100 million people p.a.
Jeremy Fennell at DSGi
said: "There is no doubt the iPad is going to be the number one Christmas gift this year ...
is one of the three largest securities groups in Japan.
For example, DSGi
will soon be 'welcoming' Best Buy to the UK, and, by 2012, Lidl could be landing in the USA and/or Canada.
, owner of Currys, PC World and Dixons, said it would also be prepared for Monday.
John Browett, boss of Dixons parent group DSGi
, said there was a "crisis in confidence" and Christmas trading would be "tough, late and nervewracking".
Peter Keenan, managing director of UK Electricals for DSGi
who own Currys and Dixons, said: 'Our stores will offer an unprecedented range of home appliances and technology products from the convenience of the High Street.
22 November 2012 - Japanese lender Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd (PINK:STBUY), or SMTB, said on Thursday it had completed a deal to buy two wholly-owned European units of Daiwa Securities Group Inc (TYO:8601), or DSGI
, for about JPY3bn (USD36m/EUR28m).
The firm will provide point-of-sale finance for electrical retailer DSG international (DSGi
) at all 670 of its UK stores.
and Daiwa Securities SMBC agree in principle to the transfer of all shares of DAC from DSGI
to Daiwa Securities SMBC with the target transfer date being April 1, 2010.
For example, DSGi
- the owners of both PCWorld and Curry's - reported a seven per cent fall in sales, with similar drops at other major retailers such as Land of Leather (47%) Carpetright (13%), JJB Sports (18%) and Comet (13%).
The note added: "This appears to be a pessimistic scenario with a very low probability given it would imply the loss of almost pounds 1bn of sales across DSGI
's geographies over a six month period.