Articles about Micro Anvika

Dixons selling £68k gold, diamond, ruby and sapphire iPhone for Xmas

Anyone short of ideas for the stocking filler this Christmas and with a spare £68k down the back of the sofa can look no further: it's time for a Gold iPhone from the Dixons Retail concession at Harrods. The Jesus mobe, made by one of Harrods' commercial partners, is housed by a 24 carat case with over 300 22 and a half carat …
Paul Kunert, 29 Nov 2013
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Mini retail empire Micro Anvika implodes, one shop to be shopped

The administrator of Micro Anvika is continuing to trade the operation out of two stores on London's Tottenham Court Road - one of which will close within weeks - as it mulls over offers for the remnants of the retailer. Back in late September, management at the veteran retailer called in business advisory service and …
Paul Kunert, 12 Nov 2012
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Micro Anvika Stratford goes titsup - 2012 Games 'boom fell flat'

Micro Anvika Stratford (MAS) is in the process of being liquidated, just months after opening its first Samsung-backed and branded East London store in readiness for the Olympics. Re10, which was appointed administrator of associated company Micro Anvika, is also handling the affairs of MAS and a creditors' meeting has been …
Paul Kunert, 25 Sep 2012
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Micro Anvika goes titsup after Olympics fails to save its shops

The directors at Tottenham Court Road outfit Micro Anvika have called in the administrators after more than 28 years in business, The Channel can reveal. The firm appointed IP and business advisor Re10 on 17 September but continues to trade out of its three premises - two on TCR and one in Newcastle - albeit with fewer staff …
Paul Kunert, 24 Sep 2012
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Micro Anvika shutters stores, axes staff in fight for life

Troubled Tottenham Court Road retailer Micro Anvika's short-term future is looking more secure after suppliers gave its proposed rescue package the thumbs up. The move came at a cost, however: the firm has shuttered more than half its stores and laid off more than 60 per cent of staff in a bid to convince creditors, owed £2.7m …
Paul Kunert, 01 May 2012
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Micro Anvika seeks channel props for CVA rescue plan

Troubled Tottenham Court Road retailer Micro Anvika is seeking approval from distributors to green-light a restructure package. The independent – which set up shop in 1984 and has seven stores including a concession in Harrods – appointed biz consultancy Re10 last month to advise it on the best way to counter the slump in …
Paul Kunert, 02 Feb 2012
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Apple to take sales space in posh people's shop Harrods

Apple is set to open a shrunken version of its Apple Store in the toffs' shopping establishment, Harrods. Unlike the company's outlets in London's Regent Street and Covent Garden, the Harrods boutique will lack a Genius bar to provide technical assistance to the hordes of posh shoppers. Harrods picture, taken by Lorenzo G …
Caleb Cox, 20 Jan 2012
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Micro Anvika forced into cash-only trading

Fears are mounting over the future of veteran Tottenham Court Road retailer Micro Anvika after credit insurers removed cover for suppliers and it was forced to trade on a cash-only basis. The firm continues to pay bills on time but channel sources have questioned whether the pressure on working capital is sustainable following …
Paul Kunert, 14 Nov 2011
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Harrods blings up Android tablet, quintuples price

If you've got more than two-and-a-half grand going spare and no taste, posh people's store Harrods has a custom Samsung Galaxy Tab with a back clad in 5700 Swarovski "crystals" that you can buy. Apparently, the thousands of high-lead glass fragments were glued on by hand, and placed around a Galaxy Tab logo done in "Jet …
Tony Smith, 08 Nov 2010
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UK Mac reseller offers PowerBook G5 teaser

Staffers at UK computer reseller and Mac specialist Micro Anvika are clearly far too enthusiastic for their own good - or at least attempting to score highly in this week's wishful thinking chart. The dealer's current Mac Price Guide - issue 27, to be precise - features a very tempting offer. "Buy any PowerBook G5 and get …
Tony Smith, 31 Mar 2005
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Micro Anvika bows to OFT, scrubs unfair terms

London-based computer retailer Micro Anvika Ltd has become the latest company to agree to give punters a fairer deal when buying computer gear. The pledge follows intervention by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) acting on a complaint from Trading Standards. Micro Anvika has told OFT that it will stop using unfair terms in its …
Tim Richardson, 13 Jun 2003
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Cancom sucks up MacLine assets

Cancom, a German owned Apple reseller, is picking the bones of defunct Mac resellers. It snapped up the assets of bust Cambridge-based dealer MacLine on Thursday 8 November, just a month after grabbing the remaining goodies of liquidated London business Mygate. MacLine called in the receivers and ceased trading on Monday 5 …
Robert Blincoe, 09 Nov 2001
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Open UK Apple Stores now, demand 66% of users

Two-thirds of UK Mac users want Apple to open High Street stores in this country immediately. That's the result of a poll conducted by Macworld UK. The survey was conducted through the magazine's Web site, so it may not be the most scientific piece of market research. However, over the survey had over 1000 respondents. And with …
Tony Smith, 29 May 2001
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Apple event to sell MacOS X midnight 23/24 March

Want to get your hands on MacOS X as early as possible? Apple UK will be selling its next-generation operating system as soon as the clock chimes midnight on Friday 23 March. Mac fans will have to head over to Micro Anvika's main Tottenham Court Road, London showroom, which is hosting Apple's MacOS X launch party the evening …
Tony Smith, 09 Mar 2001
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Apple offers dealer sales reps cash incentives to push iMac

After spurning Apple in the past, resellers are trying to jump on the iMac bandwagon after it emerged the Mac-maker is lining up 'spiff' incentives for dealers' sales reps. Apple is trying to expand its channel presence, with the reports suggesting the vendor is to offer US sales reps $30 per iMac sold in retail stores and $50 …
Linda Harrison, 24 Nov 1998
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DVD comes of age –nearly

The leading DVD manufacturers are to ramp up drive production in a bid to double the number of units available in the next year. Projections for DVD drive demand show the market for Europe, US and Asia doubling to 4 million units next year, as compatibility issues are worked out and more software become available. In response to …
Pete Morris, 18 Aug 1998