Currys PC World Dixons Carphone Warehouse Team Knowhow to become "Currys"

paul_hadley
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The Phone House, as it’s called in some other territories, makes much more sense in the modern world.
AlfieMulcahy
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To me, it feels like it needs an apostrophe. It looks wrong without one.
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paul_hadley wrote: Sun 16 May, 2021 13.11 The Phone House, as it’s called in some other territories, makes much more sense in the modern world.
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scottishtv
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I'm devastated to see the Carphone Warehouse disappear, as I live my life following the values of the Carphone Warehouse.
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rdobbie
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AlfieMulcahy wrote: Sun 16 May, 2021 13.17 To me, it feels like it needs an apostrophe. It looks wrong without one.
Sainsbury's / McDonald's
vs.
Morrisons / Waterstones / Boots

Choose a side.
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WillPS wrote: Sun 16 May, 2021 20.55Image
You don't see Dax much these days. Back in the early 2000's it seemed to be everywhere.
JetixFann450
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Always thought Currys PC World was a mouthful, right next to the impending DiscoveryWarnerMedia (working title) and UKTVG2. I think the "PC World" brand death was expected, even back in 2010 when they merged.
I'm that guy who was previously from that forum but has since moved to that other forum
robschneider
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I liked Knowhow as a brand. I think they'll have a job to do to get the message across - I stil think of PC World as the go-to place to buy a computer, but Currys - or even Dixons - for a brown/white good. And even now don't we all remember "Where in the world? PC World."
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Some of us are old enough to only associate Currys with buying a new bicycle.
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