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Dixons why they're on borrowed time

On 15 Apr 2005 at 8:59am Smiler wrote:
I needed a 4pin to 4pin firewire cable to connect my video camera to my new laptop so naturally I popped down to Dixons to get one. Ther is was in the very difficult to open package with a price tag of 19.99 !!!! For a wire with 2 plugs on it!!! What the hell are they one?. I had a quick look on eBay and got it for 99p (new). So a similar product in Dixons costs 20 times as much! I don't think I'll bother leaving the house again.
On 15 Apr 2005 at 11:53pm chav wrote:
With that sort of grammer, I dont think they'l let you out of the house again.
On 16 Apr 2005 at 11:20am The Tooth Fairy wrote:
If Dixons does close chav, you'll have nowhere to ram-raid.
On 16 Apr 2005 at 12:55pm The Reverend wrote:
he's got argos... nice elizabeth duke range of jewelery!
On 16 Apr 2005 at 2:19pm I-dont-live-in-lewes-anymore wrote:
Dixons will become an extension of that very nice little greengrocer who puts all his cheap chairs in the road at the foot of Cliffe Bridge... it can only be a matter of time...
On 16 Apr 2005 at 8:27pm Chav wrote:
As long as they dont shut Woolworths, I'll be ok
On 16 Apr 2005 at 11:32pm me wrote:
No disrespect to any other contributers here but, I have more product knowledege over dixon's products than dixons workers. Lets be honest its not that hard. How do you expect to sell items when you have sellers that are not only not into the items you are selling but also have no knowledge of the item that you are selling??????? For a small town , an electrical shop that has all seeing knowledge would do well, But as we know there are many people in this town that have such specialist knowledge but refuse to invest in this town because of the extreme business tax etc....
On 16 Apr 2005 at 11:52pm Smiler wrote:
It's grammAr actually
On 17 Apr 2005 at 6:29pm Mr X wrote:
Well there used to be several decent electrical retailers in Lewes but they've all gone now, When Dixons were first opened in Lewes their store manager was instructed by Dixons HQ to not become friendly with the other electrical shops (this store manager often chatted to the other shops owners) but he was told that he was their simply to put the other shops out of business... Well that sort of has happened but to be honest there is so little profit in selling many electrical goods these days that's why Dixons sell expensive audio/video cables to people who don't know any better. The profit on a 20 radio is about 3 give or take a few pence....the profit on a 20 cable is more likely 12 to 15 if purchased in bulk from the supplier. I should know, I used to run an electrical shop!
On 17 Apr 2005 at 7:21pm chav wrote:
Well I nick a car radio, flog it for a tenner and hey presto, a tenner profit. Do me a favour, leave your car unlocked, me vodka's running low.
On 17 Apr 2005 at 10:46pm benoires wrote:
Dixon's is a useful resource in some respects, Like Smiler I've often used it as a showroom before buying off the internet. Mind you, I think the idea they're 'on borrowed time' is a wildly optimistic view. What with their PC World and The Link interests, they can probably afford to lose a sale or two to the more savvy amongst us.
I seem to remember the threat of Lewes Dixons closing down for good after their flood damage - something to do with increased insurance premiums. Presumably someone did some maths and figured the pickin's are still pretty good.
On 19 Apr 2005 at 5:02pm The Buzzard wrote:
Eye 2 nodded a new pin firewire khabul 2 canect mi vidyo kamra 2 my kompooter and I went 2 argoss and got it 4 lots of munny.
On 19 Apr 2005 at 5:14pm le poignant won wrote:
Eh! cars don't run on vodka!
On 23 Jul 2005 at 5:12pm JACK CARTAR (lol) wrote:
Grammar iz spillt wif an `a` befor vee letter `r`.
Can you spell Bling Bling and Burberry?

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