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Vodafone saves Evesham Phones 4u store

Evesham Editorial 22nd Sep, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

SIX JOBS at the Phones 4u store in Evesham have been saved from the axe by mobile operator Vodafone.

The positions at the shop were under threat along with thousands of others nationwide when the company went into administration.

But now the appointed administrators PwC has confirmed that Vodafone will take over the Evesham store.

Nationwide, Vodafone UK had agreed to take on 140 of the Phones 4u shops, preserving 887 jobs. The stores will be re-branded to Vodafone stores over the coming weeks following a period of transition.

EE will pay £2.5million to acquire 58 Phones 4u stores, preserving 359 jobs. The stores will be re-branded to EE in due course.

More than 800 staff from the Phones 4u concessions in Dixons Carphone stores up and down the country are also being offered other positions by the firm.

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