Dixons Carphone closes travel arm despite strong group trading

Dixons Travel store Heathrow

Dixons Carphone plans to close its Dixons Travel business after predicting an insufficient recovery in passenger numbers.

The electrical goods specialist has made the decision to shutter the division, which historically made an annual profit contribution of £20m, as the travel industry has been decimated by pandemic restrictions and it is not expected to recover for the foreseeable future.

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