This is far cheaper than taking out expensive two-year contracts for high-end handsets. Retrieved 6 March Retrieved 15 May Caudwell Group. You must be logged in to post a comment. After six months of scrutiny, the Ofcom investigation resulted in minor changes to terms and conditions. Retrieved 3 July On 15 SeptemberPhones 4u entered administration, after the two remaining suppliers EE and Vodafone terminated their contracts. There will also be a social media campaign, dubbed FutureYou. Manchester Evening News.
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Sep 15, Phones 4U is, along with Carphone Warehouse, the UK's major high street blamed Vodafone in particular, claiming the network's "behaviour appears to have been Phones 4U stands in branches of Currys and PC World.
Phones 4u was a large independent mobile phone retailer in the United Kingdom. It was part of In JulyPhones 4u partnered with electrical chain Dixons to place 49 concessions inside Currys and PC World stores. The company said 80% of complaints were due to problems in its repair business, rather than sales. Sep 22, Phone network EE is to pay £m to buy 58 Phones 4u stores staff who worked at Phones 4u sites within Currys/PC World stores.
Beforecomplaints surfaced about shoppers feeling pressured by hard sell tactics for phone insurance, negative service perceptions and high staff turnover.
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In one of the ads, a scout master was displayed with the caption "You may be good with knots, you may be good with children, but there's no way you've got 50 friends on your phone", along with a large "NO" sticker. Separately, Phones 4u is also testing new store formats.
The mobile networks themselves are looking at ways of becoming more profitable and one key to that is selling more contracts and phones direct to customers, rather than through retailers. Caudwell Group. Retrieved 4 July
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The mobile firms rejected his claims. Sep 15, Phones 4U falls into administration as EE hangs up the plus Phones 4U staff who work on concessions in Currys and PC World stores. only one of the main operators on offer, appeared to back up BC Partners' claim.
The sudden closure is due to mobile phone networks refusing to the do business with the company leaving it without a product to sell.
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We wanted to shout about that. It was part of the 4u Group based in Newcastle-under-LymeStaffordshire. The company entered administration bankruptcy on 15 September with PricewaterhouseCoopers appointed as administrators.
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