"One more reason to relocate"
... from Milton Keynes.
Why would I ever want to visit an Orange store?
Orange is about to open a "digital playground" flagship store in Milton Keynes, offering early access to Motorola's DEXT handset and a bouncy floor among other delights. Flagship stores are nothing new, but Orange reckons it's outdone the competition by providing cinema-style seating for the 70-inch screen showing adverts for …
If the problem has been the disconnect between sales and operations, then making the sales even more shiny and glossy is not going to change anything for the consumer.
Now they are going to be even more disjointed between an apple-like retail experience but then a mobile phone contract to reward them... its kind of like waking up having signed a marriage contract with a wildebeast .... "but the shop was really nice and hi-tech, yet now i am left with a sh**y orange contract and restricted phone*"
*cos orange ALWAYS restrict their phones.
Ok so basically Orange are making a store for all the chavs & kids to sit in when its chucking it down with rain & how can you possible think in a store with that much noise & get the right fone for you & the right contract. I think its a waste of money & to much of a copy on Apple! cant think of something new Orange?
I think that the best summing up ever was in Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's "Good Omens", where both the Angelic and Demonic protagonists claimed responsibility for it although neither had actually been involved and this revelation came with a footnote: "Note for Americans and other foreigners. Milton Keynes is a town slightly north of London which is designed to be the perfect place to live. Enough said."
Something like that anyway. I've just found that my sixth bloody copy has failed to return from whoever I leant it to.
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