Dixons warns of looming Brexit storm cloud amid bumper results

www.theregister.co.uk | 12/14/2016 | Staff
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A spectre is haunting Dixons Carphone - the spectre of Brexit. Despite posting a 19 per cent jump in half-year profits to £144m, the reailer is warning of stormy times ahead.

Sales in UK and Ireland rose 4 per cent to £3bn for the six months to 29 October, as group turnover increased by 11 per cent to £4.9bn, the electronics and mobile tech borg said today.

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Seb James, Dixons group CEO, who went to Eton with chief Brexiteer Boris Johnson, hinted the firm may finally start battening down hatches for Brexit.

He said that while the business has still not seen any effect on consumer demand as a consequence of the referendum "we have been planning for the possibility of more...
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