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Company Overview of Pixmania SA

Company Overview

Pixmania SA operates as an online retailer of consumer electronic goods in Europe. It offers cameras, camcorders, TV videos, computers, printers, computers and peripherals, scanners, MP3 players, walkmans, radios, mobile phones, and accessories, as well as various other products. Pixmania SA has collaborators in France, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Paris, France. Pixmania SA operates as a subsidiary of Dixons Retail plc.

183 rue du Chevaleret

Paris,  75013

France

Founded in 1989

Phone:

33 1 45 70 09 30

Fax:

33 1 45 70 09 33

Key Executives for Pixmania SA

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Pixmania SA Key Developments

Pixmania Announces Earnings Results for the Year Ended April 30, 2013

Pixmania announced earnings results for the year ended April 30, 2013. For the year the company's underlying sales were £357.5 million against £491.4 million a year ago with like for like sales down 24%. Underlying operating loss was £31.3 million against £15.2 million a year ago.

Dixons to Shut Down Pixmania SA Outlets

Dixons Retail plc decided to shut all of its Pixmania stores while also reducing its online operations. Pixmania is majorly owned by Dixons, and will now have online presence in 14 countries as opposed to the earlier 26. The move is part of the retailer's efforts to turnaround its flagging business; The chain recently closed 10 outlets in France following the closure of 40 outlets in Spain, Portugal and Belgium. A reduction in product offerings to electronics such as tablet computers and cameras and dropping beds, jewelry and baby clothes besides store closures is also in the works.

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