LONDON, July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Currys and PC World, the UKs leading electrical retailers, opened the doors to a brand new joint store in Poole on Thursday 8th July. The 2-in-1 Megastore has created 45 new jobs in the local area and offers Poole residents a great new electrical shopping destination.
The new store provides the best of both brands under one roof, making shopping for electricals a much simpler and more enjoyable experience for customers. The new store will offer the widest ranges and best selection of electricals from both Currys and PC World ensuring a better shopping experience for customers.
The new joint store showcases thousands of products including a huge range of TVs, digital cameras and MP3/MP4 players as well as brands such as Apple, Bose and Panasonic.
The new 2-in-1 store offers customers a hands-on product experience coupled with extended product ranges, which is designed to meet all technology needs. This store has a huge selection of interactive play tables allowing customers to pick up, turn on and test out a wide range of products before they purchase including premium brands such as DeLonghi and Jura.
Richard Kirk, Store Director, comments: The new 2-1 Megastore in Poole brings together the best from both Currys and PC World and offer shoppers a great range of consumer electronics. The store opening is also a boost to the local economy with new jobs created.
Customers will be greeted by an exciting, fun and interactive in-store experience where they can test out and play with products and get impartial advice from store colleagues. Whether you're tech-savvy or need a bit more advice with your purchases, the colleagues will be on hand to make sure you get the most out of your visit.
The Poole store colleagues have all taken part in a new training programme; specifically designed by the retailer, to ensure they can offer customers help and advice to enable them find the right solution to their individual needs and technology requirements. As well as improved customer service and a new in-store experience, Currys and PC World remain committed to giving customers the best priced electrical goods.
The Poole 2in1 Megastore is part of an ongoing Currys and PC World refurbishment program across the country. Richard added: The Poole Megastore will offer an unbeatable combination of value, choice and service and will be the number one destination for electrical products in the area.
Currys is the UK's biggest electrical retailer with a network of over 500 stores nation-wide, including out of town stores, high street Currys.digital stores and a Currys Megastore in the Midlands. It also stocks a wide range of lcd tv dvd (http://www.dixons.co.uk/gbuk/tv-dvd-blu-ray-11-u.html) players, american style fridge freezer ( http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/household-appliances/refrigeration-333-c.html) and laptop bags ( http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/laptops-netbooks/laptops-703-c.html).
- The first Currys store opened in Leicester in 1896 - selling bicycles. - Currys is a multi-channel retailer offering the widest selection of electricals in the UK in its stores and online at www.currys.co.uk. - Currys products are available at the same price whether bought in a store or online. - Currys wants to offer its customers the lowest prices, so checks prices every week. If a customer finds the same product and offer at a cheaper price in another retail store, it will match it and refund the customer 10% of the difference. - Currys offers customers a hassle free shopping experience with the convenience of next day delivery, seven-days a week and delivery slots from 7.00am to 10.00pm, as well as installation services and comprehensive after-sales support, including 24-hour helplines and a national team of engineers called the TechGuys. - Currys also offers a simple Reserve and Collect service. Customers can go online and secure items at a designated store, which will be ready for collection just one hour later, at a guaranteed low price. - Currys customers have the option of a comprehensive product support service, whateverhappens(TM) which offers fast and convenient repairs and technical support. - Currys WEEE recycling scheme has been named Retail Week's Customer Service Initiative 2008. Available free of charge, the service allows customers who are buying new electrical products to return their old ones to any of Currys stores across the country, even if the original product was not bought from Currys. - Currys have now recycled over 1.3 million products including 450,000 fridges and 100,000 TVs. About DSG international plc: - DSG international plc is one of Europe's leading specialist electrical retailing groups. It operates a multi-channel approach to electrical retailing and trades through more than 1,300 retail and online stores, spanning 28 countries and employing nearly 40,000 people. More than 100 million customers shop in-store and online with DSGi every year. - DSG's retail and e-tail brands include PC World, Currys and Dixons.co.uk in the UK and Ireland, Elkj0p in the Nordic countries, UniEuro in Italy, Kotsovolos in Greece and Cyprus, Electro World in central Europe, Greece and Turkey, PC City in Spain and Italy, and Pixmania.com across Europe. - DSGi offers customers a comprehensive range of after sales services, including our national customer support operation for IT and digital technology, The TechGuys, which offers telephone and home-based support services throughout the UK. It also runs a multi-brand business-to- business operation in the UK.
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