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Unbeatable gone bust

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Alan A, Aug 26, 2005.

  1. Alan A

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    From what plasma web site

    Unbeatable goes into administration
    I've just had it confirmed that the rumours currently circulating around various AV forums concerning online retailer unbeatable.co.uk are true: the company has gone into administration. Their website still appears to be running as normal, at least on the front end, but Unbeatable's PR person has just confirmed the administration situation.

    Quite how people stand who have outstanding orders with Unbeatable is currently anyone's guess - hopefully more clarification will be forthcoming shortly...
     
  2. dodgyd

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    According to www.unbeatable.co.uk
    Hmmm...

    Dave.
     
  3. Nick_UK

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    Shame if it's true - they were a good company.
     
  4. Kenny Glasgow

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    Administration basically means that they are still trading with an accountant trying to save the business

    If they go into liquidation then it's all over
     
  5. Sandman

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    Yip and I just ordered a scart board for a panny pwd7 from them (on wednesday morning). They were doing them for £100. I phoned my card company and it turns out they didnt take the money from my account. Phew!
     
  6. ikon66

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    Agree :smashin: I bought loads from them over the past 3 years no problems at all and good value
     
  7. Helicon

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    Well, as mentioned in another thread, it just goes to show that it's not just bricks and mortar companies who're at risk.
     
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    Obviously their pricing was too good... :rolleyes:
     
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    But no good when you can't sustain it....you need a balance with price and service.
     
  10. nheather

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    I will miss them greatly. Very local so I could order on the internet and pick them up from the warehouse.

    A few of the girls that work there go to my son's Tae Kwon Do school - hope they find new jobs okay.

    Their prices weren't the cheapest but pretty competative. I think their problem was their returns service. It was just too trouble free (never a quibble with full refund) and because they couldn't demonstrate most things they actually encoraged you buy things to try and see if you liked them. They always advised me - try it out, you've got 7 days, if its not for you just bring it back.

    They always had loads of open box returns which they then had to sell on at big discount.

    I will miss them.

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
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    Moving to Gen chat.
     
  12. Ian J

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    Unbeatable was the internet name for an old established bricks and mortar company.
     
  13. Lex

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    I thought that their prices had been getting less competitive lately - I recently bought a Toshiba LCD TV & a DVD/HDD Recorder - unbeatable's prices were way above their competitors :(
     
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    Indeed it was. Capital Sound & Vision, formerly Capital Cameras.
     

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