Who are Dixons anyway?

Dixons was originally founded as a photographic studio by Charles Kalms and Michael Mindel in the High Street in Southend under the name of Dixons Studios Limited, a company registered in October 1937 with share capital of £100. The name Dixons, selected randomly from the telephone directory, was sufficiently short to fit above the small shop front.

The mystery of The Good Guys hoax takeover

On Wednesday morning, a caller rang a Perth radio station and claimed that Europe’s largest appliance retailer Dixons, had bought The Good Guys (TGG). By lunchtime, the Perth industry was buzzing with the news and understandably, The Good Guys WA proprietors were perturbed.