Citations with the tag: CARPHONE Warehouse Group PLC
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- CPW produces benefits guide.
// Employee Benefits; Dec2002, p10
Reports on the benefits booklet published by Carphone Warehouse for its employees. Aim of the company to highlight the value of pension and income protection.
- Talk is cheaper.
// Utility Week; 2/7/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p17
Reports on the TalkTalk telephone service launched by Carphone Warehouse in Great Britain. Benefits of the service for subscribers; Information on the plan of Tesco to launch a similar service in 2003.
- The Carphone Warehouse Something wonderful.
// Campaign (UK); 11/25/2011, Issue 47, p6
The article features a campaign launched by Carphone Warehouse which shows a man taken on a fantastical journey to explore the world of upgrades.
- Mobile retailers listen to local needs.
// Employee Benefits; Feb2003, p8
Reports on British mobile telephone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group PLC's extension of its benefits to meet the needs of employees a particular locations. Addition of physiotherapy and cashpoint services; Launch of an employee assistance program; Consolidation of defined contribution pension...
- AN ELEPHANT BY THE TRUNK?
Benady, David // Marketing Week (01419285); 11/14/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p24
Reports on British mobile communication firm Carphone Warehouse Group PLC's decision to launch a fixed-line phone service. Reason behind the firm's move; Implication of Carphone's decision on the mobile communication industry; Carphone's primary rival in the mobile communication market.
- Scorecard proves good call for Carphone Warehouse.
STEVENS, MICHELLE // People Management; 10/28/2010, p12
The article reports on the revelation by Caroline Edwards, Carphone Warehouse human resources director, that their new approach on staff performance management has resulted to significant reduction in customer complains, increased their share in the British smartphone market and go beyond their...
- Retail giants plan cloud cover for sales on the ground.
STEVENS, MICHELLE // Music Week; 8/14/2010, Issue 32, p7
The article reports on the plan of Best Buy UK and Carphone Warehouse Group PLC to integrate music sales in the digital music collections in Great Britain.
- Orange's Former Boss Back In Town.
Quigley, Paul // Wireless Week; 4/15/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p16
Reports on the appointment of Hans Snook to the chairmanship post at Carphone Warehouse Group. Reason for choosing Snook to the post; Career background of Snook; Comments from Snook.
- Carphone Warehouse hangs up on commission.
Quigley, Paul // Employee Benefits; Oct2009, p36
The article reports on the removal of Carphone Warehouse Group PLC's commission from its stores in London, England on November 2008. It cites that the remotion has been set to have a new business culture wherein customers receive fair service. Carphone's chief executive Andrew Harrison relates...
- Best Buy Keeping Mobile Partnership Profits, Shutting Big-Box Stores In United Kingdon.
Smith, Steve // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics; 11/21/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p24
The article reports on the decision of Best Buy Co. Inc. to buy out Carphone Warehouse Group PLC's share of the profits from the partner's Best Buy Mobile joint venture in the U.S. and Canada and to close its 11 big box stores in Great Britain.
- HHA rings up �8m success.
Smith, Steve // Printing World; 7/8/2002, Vol. 279 Issue 2, p6
Reports that Sutton, England-based print management company HH Associates has renewed its contract with the Carphone Warehouse. Terms of the contract.
- BT hits out at rival's savings challenge.
Grainge, Zoe // Utility Week; 6/6/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p9
Reports on the reaction of telecommunication operator BT on the customer challenge campaign of its rival Carphone Warehouse. Information on the tariffs launched by BT for calls; Action taken by Carphone to undercut the tariff launched by BT; Remarks from a spokeswoman from Carphone on the...
- Carphone Warehouse hands Freuds brief to JCPR.
Mattinson, Alec // PRWeek (London); 6/29/2012, p1
The article reports on the move by Carphone Warehouse to appoint Edelman-owned firm JCPR to manage its remaining consumer public relations (PR) account, ending its long partnership with Freud Communications.
- Interactive window for mobile retailers.
Mattinson, Alec // AV Magazine; Sep2008, p43
The article reports that Carphone Warehouse Group PLC has used an interactive digital display system in its store in Oxford, England. The system features creative advertising displays which responds to customers when touched. Its installation aims to promote the store's offerings which provides...
- Can Dunstone go to the wire?
Mattinson, Alec // Marketing Week (01419285); 11/14/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p5
Addresses the issue of Carphone Warehouse Group PLC's acquisition of telecommunication firm Opal Telecom. Implication of the merger on the telecommunication industry; Benefits of the merger to Carphone.
- Carphone Warehouse Carphone chaos.
Mattinson, Alec // Campaign (UK); 9/24/2010, Issue 38, p3
The article reports on the launch of a campaign by the Carphone Warehouse Group PLC to promote itself as a dispenser of advice on handsets and features the advertisement of a man greeted at the store by animated characters.
- Time to settle down.
Lester, Robert // Marketing Week (01419285); 11/17/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p35
The article states that Carphone Warehouse Group PLC, a mobile retailer, has announced its plans to invest �60m in an aggressive push into the broadband market. The company, founded in 1989 in a London flat, has 1,400 retail stores and 12,000 staff in ten countries, and is Europe's largest...
- Big Apple test bed for Best Buy's wireless expansion.
Hill, Kelly // RCR Wireless News; 12/4/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 49, p18
The article focuses on the expansion of retailer Best Buy by opening new stores in the New York metro area that focus exclusively on offering wide selection of mobile handsets from various wireless carriers. Five of the new stores are standalone, and the others are located within existing Best...
- Tariff cuts see 3 sales soar, says Carphone.
Grainge, Zoe // Utility Week; 7/11/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the effect of tariff cuts on the subscription received by Carphone Warehouse for the Hutchinson 3G communication service in Great Britain. Average number of subscribers who signed for the service; Remarks from Hutchinson spokesman Edward Brewster on the issue.
- Phone providers draw their lines in the land.
Barrett, Lucy // Marketing Week (01419285); 4/1/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p20
Reports on the competition among telephone service providers in the U.K. in the residential land line sector. Tariff changes announced by BT, interpreted by some as an attempt to defend its near-monopoly on fixed-line calls; Free call offerings by BT rivals, including Carphone Warehouse through...
- The Carphone Warehouse joins Nectar scheme.
Alarcon, Camille // Marketing Week (01419285); 2/14/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p9
The article reports on the move of Carphone Warehouse PLC to join the Nectar Business loyalty scheme in Great Britain. The new deal will oversee Carphone Warehouse's business solutions division and Nectar Businesses. It is stated that customer will be eligible for deals on landline, broadband...
- CHI opens conflict shop.
Lovell, Caroline // Campaign (UK); 9/19/2008, Issue 37, p1
The article reports that creative agency CHI & Partners is to launch a full-service network to manage the advertising and media account for Carphone Warehouse Group PLC in London, England. It states that the second agency is formed to avoid conflict with CHI's client Best Buy Co. Inc., the U.S....
- Can electrical giant BestBuy make US model work across Europe?
Singh, Sonoo // Marketing Week (01419285); 5/15/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p6
The author reflects on the entry of US-based BestBuy into the Europe market. The author relates that BestBuy announced a �1.1 billion deal with Carphone Warehouse. However, not everyone is convinced that the deal will guarantee success. According to Mike Godliman of Pragma Consulting, the...
- Dunstone snatches �370m AOL.
Johns, Kevin // Campaign (UK); 10/13/2006, Issue 41, p1
The article focuses on the �370 million deal between Carphone Warehouse Group PLC and AOL LLC. After the completion of the deal, Carphone Warehouse will be the third largest broadband supplier in Great Britain. The deal will put Carphone Warehouse among the largest media owners in the country....
- Best Buy Planning 1,000 In-Store Mobile Shops By 2010.
Wolf, Alan // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics; 11/19/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p18
This article reports on the goal of Best Buy Co. Inc. to have 1,000 Best Buy Mobile in-store shops by the end of 2009. The stores feature an expanded assortment of handsets, accessories and services for multiple carriers. According to venture partner Carphone Warehouse Group PLC, the rollout...
Wolf, Alan // Marketing Week (01419285); 2/26/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p10
Reports on the creation by Great Britain-based advertising agency Clemmow Hornby Inge of a television campaign for Carphone Warehouse. Featuring of animated mobile phone character; Use of the song "Days" by The Kinks; Roll-out of the advertisement across Europe throughout 2004.
Wolf, Alan // MicroScope; 3/31/2008, p14
The article reports that Carphone Warehouse has claimed that telecommunications regulator Great Britain Office of Communications (Ofcom) is tying people into anti-competitive contracts. Carphone has lodged a complaint with the regulators claiming that upcoming changes to BT residential tariffs...
- Broadband blitz forces Homechoice into U-turn.
Turner, Catherine // Marketing Week (01419285); 5/11/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p16
The article reports that Homechoice, the British broadband television provider, was forced to curtail its marketing activity after rivals flooded the market with marketing activity, including Carphone Warehouse PLC's decision to offer free broadband services in 2005. The company had to change...
- Handango ties up with Carphone Warehouse.
Turner, Catherine // RCR Wireless News; 3/24/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p31
The article reports on the distribution deal between mobile content vendor Handango Inc. and independent mobile-phone dealer the Carphone Warehouse. Handango CEO Bill Stone states that the company intends to expand its distribution channels by extending to the places where consumers purchase...
- Best Buy's Euro Push.
Turner, Catherine // Retail Traffic; Jun2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p13
The article reports on the joint venture of Best Buy Co. Inc. and Carphone Warehouse Group PLC in Europe. The venture will include a $2.2 billion investment by Best Buy to 2400 retail stores of Carphone in nine European countries, such as the asset in London, England. Beginning 2009, Best Buy...
- QUICK HITS.
Turner, Catherine // Multichannel News; 10/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p42
The article offers news briefs related to multichannel communication industry in the U.S. Cox Communications has increased the speed of its high-speed-data offerings and available e-mail storage space. DirecTV announced its plan to add about 25 local high-definition television markets in Los...
- 'Bloody' Australia ad gets daytime TV ban.
Turner, Catherine // Marketing Week (01419285); 7/20/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 29, p6
The article offers news briefs about the advertising industry in Great Britain. Tourism Australia's "Where the bloody hell are you?" advertising campaign has been banned from daytime TV by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) because of the word "bloody." ASA has ordered Carphone Warehouse...
- Campaign of the month.
Gostick, Paul // Director (00123242); Jul2004, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p34
Focuses on the brand awareness campaign for TalkTalk, the fixed-line phone service offered by Carphone Warehouse which uses a variety of media to promote the home phone company from Carphone Warehouse. Television program sponsored by the company in support of its advertising campaign; Objective...
- Monitise Finds Allies For Mobile Retailing.
Bills, Steve // American Banker; 12/23/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 227, p5
The article discusses efforts by Monitise PLC to expand into mobile retailing. Monitise and Carphone Warehouse Group PLC have entered into a partnership aimed at encouraging customers in Great Britain to shop online via their cell phones. Monitise hopes to establish a similar relationship with...
- Metavante, U.K. Mobile Retailer in Prepaid Deal.
Bills, Steve // American Banker; 5/12/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 91, p15
The author reports on a partnership between Metavante Technologies Inc. and Carphone Warehouse Group PLC in which the two companies will offer a cobranded prepaid card. According to the article, customers can reloaded their cards through mobile telephones. The opinions of Donald W. Layden Jr.,...
- BT/Carphone Warehouse : accusations fly.
Bills, Steve // MarketWatch: Global Round-up; July 2003, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p159
Reports that British Telecom has accused Carphone Warehouse of misleading customers with its fixed-line promotion. Tariff competition between the two companies; Speculation on Carphone Warehouse's plan to acquire the German operations of Hutchinson Telecommunications; Inclusion of a minimum...
- Best Buy Buys Carphone Chain.
Wolf, Alan // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics; 5/19/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p6
The article reveals the plan of Best Buy to open its first European stores through a joint venture with The Carphone Warehouse. Under the terms of the deal, a total of $2.1 billion will be spent by Best Buy to acquire a 50 percent interest in Carphone's European stores and its online and direct...
- Carphone Warehouse to hive off TalkTalk division.
Kemp, Ed // Marketing (00253650); 4/23/2008, p3
The article reports on the offering of TalkTalk, a landline communication provided by the Carphone Warehouse Group PLC in Great Britain. It states that the move is designated to provide a larger impartiality towards recommending broadband services to its clients. Moreover, it cites that TalkTalk...
- MARKET WATCH.
Dudley, Dominic // New Media Age; 11/14/2002, p9
Presents updates on the financial conditions of communications companies in Great Britain as of November 14, 2002. Carphone Warehouse; Vodafone; Superscape.
- Upwardly mobile.
Sawyer, Donna // Lawyer; 3/13/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p19
The article focuses on Carphone Warehouse group general counsel Tim Morris and the role of his in-house legal team in the mobile phone retailer's expansion. The company's transformation from a retailer to a telecommunications giant is partly due to Morris and his relatively small legal team....
- Good staff expect more.
Sawyer, Donna // Employee Benefits; Jul2007, p12
The article reports on the issues concerning the demands for extra benefits of the talented employees in Great Britain. They are increasingly demanding for more rewards, however, the employers are warned that these strategies targeted at retaining this group can divide the workforce. According...
- MONITISE TOUTS MOBILE PAYMENTS WITH LARGE UK RETAILER.
Sawyer, Donna // CardLine; 3/27/2009, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p26
The article reports that Monitise PLC has struck a deal to promote its mobile-payment products in mobile-phone retail locations operating in Great Britain by Carphone Warehouse Group PLC. The deal means the retailer's customers will learn about Montise's mobile financial products while shopping...
- NEW CAMPAIGNS UK.
Sawyer, Donna // Campaign (UK); 11/28/2008, p24
The article offers information on various advertising campaigns from several advertising agencies in Great Britain. It notes on the Tesco Xmas project which is worked by the Red Brick Road demonstrating the breadth of great offers for the Christmas season. On the other hand, the Carphone...
- THE WORK 1.
Sawyer, Donna // Campaign (UK); 8/1/2008, Issue 30, p24
The article presents several advertisements launched in Great Britain. They include the back to school campaign of Asda Group Ltd., Carphone Warehouse Group PLC's latest technological offering and the benefits of the navigation service of Nokia. Information about their agencies, media planners...
- Start-up agency gains Carphone Warehouse direct marketing brief.
Turner, Catherine // Marketing Week (01419285); 2/21/2008, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the move of Carphone Warehouse Group PLC to appoint start-up agency Trinity Communications Inc. to handle a direct marketing media planning in Great Britain. Trinity has been given a brief to rethink the retailer's demand management strategy for home phone and broadband...
- Electricals giant Best Buy plugs into five locations for UK debut.
Turner, Catherine // Estates Gazette; 6/6/2009, Issue 922, p32
The article reports on the plan of electricals retailer Best Buy to open its first five shops in Great Britain. Included are two former MFI stores and a store at the Cribbs Causeway retail park. Best Buy had hoped to open up to 200 large electronics stores in a joint venture with Carphone...
- Nokia has said the UK will be the first market in the world to
launch its music service "Comes With Music"
Savvas, Antony // Computer Weekly; 9/9/2008, p40
The article reports on the plan of Nokia Corp. to launch its music service "Comes With Music" in Great Britain. Carphone Warehouse Group PLC will be the exclusive pre-pay channel for the service, offering the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic "Comes With Music" edition phone. Comes With Music gives people...
Savvas, Antony // In-Store; Jul2008, p15
This section offers news briefs on the retail trade in Great Britain as of July 2008. According to the British Retail Consortium, retailers are protecting consumers from increases in food prices. There was a 12% increase in group revenue of the Carphone Warehouse in the 52 weeks to March 29....
- IPHONE RINGS UP 02 UK.
Savvas, Antony // Daily Variety; 9/19/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 56, p6
The article reports that O2 UK, part of Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, and European mobile-phone retailer Carphone Warehouse have won an exclusive multiyear deal to sell Apple's iPhone to Great Britain. The iPhone, which is a combination iPod, video player and Web browser, will...
Grant, Ian // Computer Weekly; 1/26/2010, p18
The article informs that Carphone Warehouse Group PLC is planning to build its optical fibre network capacity. Carphone has decided to do so after a possible re-regulation of British Telecommunication's infrastructure in the wake of the government's Digital Britain industrial policy. The firm...