We have a deep respect for each other and we see the merger of these two great companies as an opportunity to bring our skills together for the consumer and create a new retailer for the digital age. We are also creating jobs and we see many opportunities for further growth.
The coming together of the two bricks-based specialists embodies the changing face of high streets. The stores will sell a greater number of traditional and new products, and expertise can be streamlined, applicable to an increasingly hi-tech product base and climate. Splicing mobile demand with electric domestic appliances means dixons Carphone will be able to contribute, perhaps significantly, to the "Internet of Things".