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DSG International is planning to refurbish a further 100 electronics stores this year, and the group's name will revert to Dixons.
DSG International has identified 70 potential locations for megastores of up to 55,000 sq ft for its PC World and Currys formats, as part of an expansion programme that will involve a £170m investment in store refurbishments and improvements this year.
DSG International is planning to expand its chain of five Tech Guys technical support outlets to 13 by the end of April.
DSG International is to invest up to £50m in a new business called The Tech Guys over the next five years, offering a technical troubleshooting service with the creation of 2,000 jobs, a call centre and up to 200 stores.
DSG International is to create 1,000 customer service jobs in its out-of-town Currys electrical stores, but 250 management jobs will be lost.
DSG International is to acquire a 75% stake in Fotovista Group, the French parent company of the Pixmania online consumer electronic products business, for £185m.
DSG International is to acquire Markantalo, the Finnish chain of 26 electrical stores, for up to £34m.