Tag: Currys

Online shoppers in Cyber Monday Xmas spree

  Web based retailing giant Amazon is anticipating the biggest internet spending spree of the year this evening  during what is dubbed ‘Cyber Monday’ as Christmas shoppers get ready to avoid crowds and town parking charges by maxing  out the plastic on high tech goodies – often cheap compared to high street prices. The first…

Canon cameras stolen in Currys break-in

Burglars broke into the Currys store in Tollbar Way and stole several thousands pounds worth of digital cameras. Four people wearing hoods and gloves broke into the store through a fire exit at around 2.15am on Thursday, May 10. They were only in the store for a few minutes but smashed several display cabinets. It’s…

Bye Bye Best Buy…

Best Buy Hedge End Opening

This Tuesday Best Buy is expected to announce the closure of its entire 11 store UK chain including its Hedge End’s electrical superstore after the company racked up debts of £83 million. The store on Charles Watts Way opened in May 2010 in the old Courts furniture shop which had stood empty for five years…

Police investigate town centre arson

portacabin fire eastleigh

A portakabin in the centre of Eastleigh was destroyed by fire on Tuesday night in an incident the police are treating as suspicious. Fire Crews with breathing apparatus form Eastleigh and St Marys were called at around 11.45pm to a building described by police as  “a portakabin” just off the service road to the rear…

Hedge End’s Best Buy rethinks strategy

The owners of Hedge End’s newest electrical megastore ‘Best Buy’ is suffering in the recession and is to review its trading strategy according reports published in the media over the weekend. The American retailing giant opened the Charles Watts Way store last year boasting it would boost the local economy by creating 100 jobs. The…