Carphone Warehouse has been selling contracts for other vendors for years. Now it reportedly wants in on the action.
Although it's not bringing back the celebrated Kuro range, Pioneer's return to Europe is a significant step.
Brit retailer Dixons has suggested that there is life in the old PC dog yet - with sales on the up in the UK.
Dixons is set to will close over 100 further locations around the UK, bringing the total closer to 400.
The retail industry is completely behind UltraViolet, with retail group Dixons backing it for the long haul.
Gary MarshallApple has poached Dixons CEO John Browett to become its senior vice president of retail. So does that mean Apple Stores will start flogging washing machines and trying to sell you a whole bunch of crappy accessories?
John Browett probably never thought the day would come when a new job would net him so many virtual column inches – but it has, because he's ditched his post as CEO of Dixons Retail group to become Apple's VP of retail.