Currys is a British electrical retailer operating in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, owned by Dixons Carphone. It specialises in selling home electronics and household appliances, with 295 superstores and 73 high street shops. Smaller shops also trade under the Currys Digital brand in the United Kingdom, which was introduced to rebrand all former Dixons shops in April 2006. Dixons shops in Ireland followed in August 2008, without the Digital suffix. Most shops in the United Kingdom have now been dual branded with the PC World name.