Carphone Warehouse Group plc (CPW Group plc) comprises a 50 per cent interest in the Best Buy Europe Group and a 47 per cent interest in Virgin Mobile France. CPW Group plc is actively involved in the management of these businesses through regular participation in operational and strategic meetings as well as board representation. However, it should be noted that CPW Group.
In 2003, the Carphone Warehouse Group acquired a freehold site in Acton, London, which is the principal Best Buy Europe Group support centre in the UK. This acquisition was supplemented by the acquisition of a vacant mill building in Preston, Lancashire in 2005, which was redeveloped into a customer contact centre. This was followed by further site acquisitions in Acton, London and in Irlam, Manchester, both of which were redeveloped for use by the TalkTalk Group.
The principal intellectual property on which the Carphone Warehouse Group plc depends are the brands "The Carphone Warehouse", "The Phone House", "Best Buy" and "Geek Squad". Carphone Warehouse is registered as a Producer under the The Waste Batteries and Accumulator Regulations 2009.
Any used portable batteries returned to Carphone Warehouse retail stores; we will arrange for them to be collected and recycled in an environmentally sound manner by properly licensed companies.