Carphone Warehouse and Dixons to merge like Voltron
Dixons and Carphone Warehouse are in talks to merge together so, instead of being two companies you like/loathe/are ambivalent toward, they'll join together to make one giant pile of adoration/hatred/I don't care.
If they finalise the merger, it could create a company with, in advance of 3,150 shops and yearly sales of around £12bn.
In a statement, the companies said that talks were at a "very preliminary stage and there can be no certainty that a transaction will be forthcoming". As a result, shares in both businesses started jumping all over the place as the stock market got all excited.
"No decision has been reached regarding the structuring of any such merger," said the companies in the joint statement.
They've got until 5pm on 24th March to announce whether they're going to go ahead with the merger.