24 result(s)
  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 14 June 2017

    , challenged whether the ad was misleading. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World said that the laptop was sold at … ad appeared. We assessed the information Currys submitted in light of that likely understanding.We … than the higher price was offered”.We noted that Currys had sold seven units at £1149.99, compared to

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 17 August 2016

    , challenged whether the ad was misleading. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys said the higher “was” price of £799.99 … that, as would be expected, sales increased as the price was lowered. Currys believed the ad was … fully compliant with the practices set out in the PPG. Upheld The ASA noted Currys’ belief the ad

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 29 April 2015

    A TV ad, seen on 27 November 2014, for a promotion at Currys, included the voice-over "… we've got

    the savings claim was misleading. DSG Retail t/a Currys said the claim was that the product was £90 … ad. Clearcast said Currys had supplied them with relevant price reduction substantiation and they … appeared. While we acknowledged the ad stated the dates the 'was' price had applied, and that Currys

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys/PCWorld

    • Ruling
    • Not Upheld
    • 13 June 2018

    A TV ad for Currys/PCWorld, seen on 7 January 2018, advertising a sale. The ad featured a man … in a Currys/PCWorld uniform who said, “Sale now on at Currys/PCWorld. Get our lowest ever price

    substantiated. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys/PCWorld said the ad was aired from 3 to 7 January 2018 and … to £89.99 on 3 January 2018. That price reduction did not precede the advertising campaign. Currys … 2018.Clearcast said they had asked Currys/PCWorld for confirmation of the Fitbit’s price at the time

  • David Currie takes over Chairmanship of the ASA

    • ASA News

    Lord David Currie of Marylebone has become the new Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority … and one in three of all cases resolved. David Currie, incoming ASA Chairman said: “The

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 06 February 2019

    A website for Currys PC World, seen at the beginning of June 2018, promoted a ‘SAMSUNG Family Hub

    Currys PC World said the promotion ran from 6 June to 19 June 2018. They said the only terms and … Currys PC World not to misleadingly suggest a genuine saving was available when that was not the case.

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Not Upheld
    • 23 May 2018

    A TV ad for Currys PC World, seen on 2 January 2018, promoted their sale. The voice-over stated

    , challenged whether the ad was misleading. DSG Retail Ltd ta Currys PC World said sales forecasts for … unable to find the product available on 2 January. We saw from the spreadsheet that Currys PC World had … supplied as evidence that several stores, as well as Currys PC World's online business, had stock

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 26 July 2017

    A website for Currys PC World, www.currys.co.uk, included a product page for the PC World Knowhow

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 24 May 2017

    A website for Currys PC World, www.currys.co.uk, seen on 25 November 2016 included a product page

    discounted price, challenged whether the ad was misleading. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World said that … that the promotion covered a range of ten fridges but considered that Currys PC World still needed … been incorrectly advised by online and in-store Currys PC World customer service staff that the

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 17 August 2016

    A TV ad for Currys PC World, seen on 4 June 2016, promoted 4K TVs. The voice-over stated, "We know

    watch Euro 2016 in 4K definition. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World said the ad featured two 4K TVs and

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys/PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 04 March 2015

    A TV ad for an electrical store stated "At Currys PC World, we'll help you get it right

    in greater detail" was misleading. DSG Retail trading as Currys/PC World said the ad did not state … . They added that LG had advised Currys PC World that the upscaling on the LG 4K Ultra HD TVs worked by

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 25 February 2015

    A press ad for Currys PC World stated "Save £200 on our colourful range of HP Pavilion laptops

    misleading. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World said it seemed the complainant had focused on the claim … Intel i5 and Intel Iris Graphics logos. Currys PC World said the three laptops featured in the ad … advertising). The ad must not appear again in its current form. We told Currys PC World not to

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC World

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 19 November 2014

    A regional press ad, for Currys PC World, published in June 2014, stated "Samsung 55" Smart 3D LED

    appeared.  During those 11 months, the cost of the TV set at Currys PC World varied, but we understood

  • More Impact Online - launching our new five-year strategy

    • ASA News

    David Currie.   Read our new strategy: More Impact Online ASA Chief Executive, Guy … .”  Lord Currie, Chairman of the ASA said: “The new strategy will ensure that protecting

  • ASA appoints new Chairman

    • ASA News

    Lord David Currie has been appointed as the next Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority.

    Lord David Currie has been appointed our next Chairman and will succeed the current Chairman, Lord … Association.Lord Currie is Chairman of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and sits on the cross-benches … Currie will be the 11th Chairman in our 55 year history. He will chair our Council, which is the body

  • DSG Retail Ltd in association w/Reach Plc

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 17 April 2019

    with the headline “Currys PC World launches its incredible Black Friday 2018 deals with £600 … a hyperlink to their listings on the Currys PC World website.

    The complainant, who understood that the article was an advertisement by Currys PC World … , challenged whether it was obviously identifiable as a marketing communication. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys PC … World said that the links that led to the Currys PC World website were connected to a partner in

  • DSG Retail Ltd

    • Ruling
    • Upheld
    • 28 March 2018

    Two ads for Currys, seen on www.currys.co.uk: a. A product listing for a LG OLED55B7V 55"

    be substantiated. 1. & 2. DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys stated that the 55” TV was on sale … price. Currys said that the “was” price for each product was representative of the market … previous price was last available”. Currys said the price and dates were clearly presented in

  • ASA Council

    • Webpage

    . Those ads that break the rules have to be withdrawn or changed. Led by ASA Chairman, David Currie … David Currie ASA Chairman David Currie is an … at the Advertising Standards Authority. He sits as Lord Currie of Marylebone on the cross benches in

  • Welcoming Kirsten Miller to the ASA Council

    • ASA News

    ASA Chairman, Lord David Currie, has today announced the appointment of Kirsten Miller to the ASA … Currie, Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority, said: “I’m delighted to welcome

  • Promotional savings claims

    • Advice online

    Currys, 14 June 2017. See also Argos Ltd 06 June 2018). Even if the product is not sold at the higher