Dixons Retail Plc, the U.K.’s largest consumer-electronics retailer, said it will report annual pretax profit at the “top end” of analysts’ predictions after fourth- quarter revenue beat estimates on increased sales of tablets and services such as software tutorials.
Consort Medical Plc, the U.K. medical device company developing a new nicotine inhaling product with British American Tobacco Plc, is seeking to reduce its reliance on selling inhalers by investing in drug handling or diagnostic companies, said Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Glenn.
DSG International Plc , the U.K.’s largest consumer-electronics retailer, reported an increase in first-quarter sales , boosted by the World Cup soccer tournament and the introduction of Apple Inc.’s iPad.
Dixons Retail Plc, Europe’s second- largest electronics retailer, posted a full-year loss after one- time charges of 309.4 million pounds ($496 million) and said Finance Director Nicholas Cadbury is leaving.
Dixons Retail Plc, the largest U.K. consumer-electronics retailer, said profitability improved in its domestic market after it sold more products at full price over the holiday, boosting the shares the most since November.