Capital Sound & Vision (Digital Direct?) in liquidation

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  1. dickst3

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    Hi

    I got the following email this morning:

    "CAPITAL SOUND & VISION LTD IN ADMINISTRATION

    Mr A D Nygate and Mr S Bannon of BDO Stoy Hayward LLP, 8 Baker Street, London, W1U 3LL were appointed joint administrators of the above named company on 19th August 2005.

    If you have any enquiries reference orders that you have already placed for goods, please contact Mr. Freddie Brudenell at the above address."

    THIS IS "UNBEATABLE.CO.UK"

    Mmmm, bugger :(

    I hope noone has been caught out by this.
     
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    Wow i ordered my projector from them 3 days before!! lucky i got it in time!!
     
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    That's the 2nd big 'net based' box shifter this month!
     
  4. dickst3

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    Its odd that the Digital Direct website is still functional.
     
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    Administrators would normally try to sell as a going concern , thats my onderstanding anyway

    John
     
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    but its illegal to trade when insolvent?
     
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    they are also linked to unbeatable.com, there page has been showing this site is being updated message for a while, pity cause both the shop and website were a good outlet
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    sorry should be unbeatable.co.uk and site is still showing the same banner with todays date
     
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    i did go to the shop some weeks back, there is a sign on the door directing photo prossessing customers to clorama a few doors away, i went in there to ask what had happened and was told they had gone bust, i bought my panel in the shop a few months back and was told the shop was going to be rebranded as unbeatale, a temporary sign did go up for a while, the shop is now deserted just a few computer tills remaining last time i looked along with empty shelving. sad day for me as i made many purchases here and always found them very helpful well stocked and the best price around, they always seemed very busy,
    and when the likes of currys/dixons are still trading despite unhelpfull staff with little knowledge and prices that arent that good, it all becomes a bit of a tragedy. :thumbsdow
     
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    dickst3

    Can you confirm what web site you are talking about - I understood Digital Direct (Bolton) were not related to Unbeatable?

    Best regards

    Joe
     
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    Anyone tried a company search on this one?
     
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    Hello dickst3

    I think you need to be clear

    digitaldirect.co.uk are not one and the same as digitaldirectuk - the latter seems to be linked with what was Unbeatable.

    digitaldirect.co.uk are still going strong as far as I can see.

    Best regards

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    Okay, just phoned Digital Direct.

    Spoke to Michael Hilton there (hope you dont mind me using your name). He says they are not linked to Sound & Vision and that they are competitors.

    However, he tells me unbeatable.co.uk are in liquidation!!

    He was very help and we had a good chat. Unfortunately they have no stock of 42PE50B's for a couple of weeks but do have 37's.........

    Hope that clears things up a little.
     
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    Joe

    Type in www.digitaldirect.co.uk and check out the address it defaults to.

    and they are not linked to unbeatable.co.uk
     
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    Just to quash the rumours, Digital Direct are not affiliated with any of the above mentioned companies or going into liquidation 'quite the opposite actually'. Still commited to supplying the best equipment at the best prices (Cheesy) So shop with confidence.

    The Management :thumbsup:
     
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    Digital direct are most definately IN business, and doing very well too. i know this because i'm currently sitting at my desk at Digital Directs office (which is very busy). Also, i'd like to point out that 'CAPITAL' sound and vision are nothing to do with the Sound and Vision based in Bolton, that you will see on price comparison sites etc..and are in no way connected with Digital Direct :lesson: .
     
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    Listen guys, I apologise for the confusion (I) caused.

    It appears that CAPITAL SOUND AND VISION are UNBEATABLE.CO.UK

    Sorry, digital direct. I have asked the moderators to remove the thread.
     
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    Thanks, appreciated, it has proved our popularity though, we've been bombarded with phonecalls to see if the goss was true!? :thumbsup:
     
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    there was a thread a couple of weeks back (around the 4th sept) saying unbeatable.co.uk was in administation - not sure why this is such a surprise now?
     
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    No, the surprise would have been Digital Direct!! It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good though, Marketing bod, there's no such thing as bad publicity. Or not like that anyway.
     
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    I had excellent service from Digital direct, a couple of weeks ago.

    Keep up the good work, chaps :smashin:

    Unlike Pixmania, who I'd like to die ASAP :mad:
     

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