Profit is sanity
Cash-flow is reality...
...Yet supply is 'SURVIVABILITY'
|Place is one of the critical 4 Ps of marketing|
|Sad notice last Monday notice|
on a closed Phones 4 U store
|Well wisher talking to a Phones 4U |
branch manager last Monday morning
|A well located store at pedestrian crossing.|
Dixons carphone group look well placed
to exploit Phones4u's collapse
( Note to self and yourself ! - it's worth following these Investment / Securities Analysts like Alistair Davies and Retail Analysts like Kate Calvert . Similarly Deutsche Bank's Analyst Warwick Okines. They are "in the know". They and their reports are a useful source of information for Professional Sales people for information on direct competitors , indirect competition ( and even your own company or sector!))
The decision by EE to no longer support Phones 4U is understood to account for around half of Phones 4 U "1 billion annual revenues.
It is understood that the networks Three O2 Vodafone and EE wanted Phones4U to improve its store service and promotion of brands in shops.
Dixons Carphone have said that they intend to approach Pwc the administrator over jobs of employers in 150 out of the 550 Phones 4U concessions which had widely been expected to be supplanted by Carphone warehouse outlets since its merger with Dixons last month.
The Phones4U story continues...
|A slide from a Vodafone Presentation marked July 2014|
Expose by the London Evening Standard gives some credence that Vodafone were still signalling to Phones4U a respected partner of Choice