DSG cashes in on World Cup

Currys and PC World owner DSG yesterday said TV sales ahead of the football World Cup had fuelled a six per cent rise in group sales in the 28 weeks to 1 May. Europe’s second-biggest electricals retailer faces stiff competition from Best Buy which opened its first UK store this month in Thurrock, Essex. DSG is two years into a turnaround plan that has focused on cost-cutting and selling-off underperforming businesses, revamping stores and improving customer service Chief executive John Browett said: “We are quietly confident. I’m not worried about having strong competition. We will get stronger and stronger.”