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Ex-Harrods IT man cleared of stealing company issued laptop

The former Harrods IT worker accused of stealing a laptop from the luxury department store in the UK capital has been cleared of theft – but was fined for trying to remove it from the department store's domain. Pardeep Parmar, of Grove Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, previously pleaded guilty to causing a computer to perform a …
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Ex-Harrods IT worker pleads guilty to PC repair shop trip

A former Harrods IT worker has pleaded guilty to a charge under the Computer Misuse Act of trying to get a computer repair shop to take his company-issued laptop off the Harrods domain. Pardeep Parmar, of Grove Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, in the UK, was accused by Crown prosecutor Marie Olo of having taken the laptop to a …
Gareth Corfield, 30 Aug 2017

Fear not, posh tech tarts! Selfridges' Apple concession still open despite selloff

The Apple retail concession in posh London department store Selfridges has been sold to Ireland's largest Apple Premium Reseller, giving it a ready-made route into the wallets of rich Arabs the wealthy elite. Directors at Square Group last week sold the B2B operation to Nottingham-based Jigsaw24, which is run by channel …
Paul Kunert, 30 Jun 2014

Apple to take sales space in posh people's shop Harrods

Apple is set to open a shrunken version of its Apple Store in the toffs' shopping establishment, Harrods. Unlike the company's outlets in London's Regent Street and Covent Garden, the Harrods boutique will lack a Genius bar to provide technical assistance to the hordes of posh shoppers. Harrods picture, taken by Lorenzo G …
Caleb Cox, 20 Jan 2012
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Dixons to set up concession in Harrods

Dixons Retail will try to flog PCs and other consumer goodies to tourists and local toffs when it opens a concession in Harrods early next year. The ailing retailer swapped the High Street for out-of-town trailer trading parks in recent years as part of its turnaround strategy, but is looking to raise brand equity by setting …
Paul Kunert, 25 Jul 2011
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Harrods blings up Android tablet, quintuples price

If you've got more than two-and-a-half grand going spare and no taste, posh people's store Harrods has a custom Samsung Galaxy Tab with a back clad in 5700 Swarovski "crystals" that you can buy. Apparently, the thousands of high-lead glass fragments were glued on by hand, and placed around a Galaxy Tab logo done in "Jet …
Tony Smith, 8 Nov 2010

Harrods punts 3D TVs with free shutter specs

Posh department store Harrods has dispute Currys claim to be the first UK retailer to begin taking advance orders for Sony 3D TVs. Currys announced this past Friday it was taking orders in store there and then, and online from 4pm. But Harrods' in-store Sony Centre began taking 3D TV orders on the same day too, and told Reg …
Tony Smith, 15 Mar 2010
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Harrods web Grotto snowed under

Famed toff tat outlet Harrods has been forced to put Christmas on hold after its website buckled under the weight of families rushing for some lap time with Santa. Despite the global recession, the Knightsbridge store said it had experienced "unprecedented demand" for access to the Grotto. "We have temporarily removed the …

Asus auctions unique red laptop for Comic Relief

There's literally only one red Asus S6F laptop on the planet, and if you want to avail yourself of the opportunity to win it - and do some good into the bargain - visit eBay or Harrods this weekend. Asus' unique red (nose) SF6 laptop Asus is offering the machine for auction, with bidding taking place online at …
Tony Smith, 30 Mar 2007

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