Bose to shut 119 stores in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia. 27

The home of noise cancelling is being cancelled. I thought Blue Monday was bad enough! Bose has recently announced that it will be shutting all of its 119 stores in North America, Europe, Japan and Australia.   For a full read of the story check out this link:

https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/15/21067715/bose-shutting-down-retail-stores-layoffs-north-america-europe-japan-australia

Oh boy, where to start on this? I understand why they are doing it but it is a shame to see all of these stores go. Does it have to be all, could it not just be half maybe? I cannot say I blame them from a business point of view. Physical stores cost a lot of money to own/rent and operate. So they are saving millions on this decision. To be honest, this will not be the last big audio company to do the same. Online purchasing is simply to popular nowadays and this trend is not slowing down.

Cons

  • Trying before you do the buying is a thing of the past (Well kind of).
  • Product support over the phone or e-mail only (Your time down the drain).
  • Millions of lifelong Bose customers losing a 2nd home (Maybe this is a bit dramatic)
  • More customers forced to buy online (people want to see a face, well maybe).

Pros

  • You could still visit a Bose store…. in China or the UAE (Which are right around the corner of course).
  • Bose saves loads of money and hopefully makes a bunch of new products people will like with the money (Wishful thinking?).
  • Online retailers are smiling.
  • Other major brick and mortar stores will start to carry or continue to carry Bose products (This will lessen the blow).

On a whole I was quite shocked to read this at first. However, when you think about it Bose is probably doing the right thing for their business and you cannot blame them for that. There is somewhat of a feeling that a little piece of  many peoples audio lives might have just kicked the bucket though.

Leave your thoughts.

27 Comments

  1. Muchas gracias. ?Como puedo iniciar sesion?

  2. “First Ever” Complete In-Video Checkout System for WordPress – https://bit.ly/3l0fgwr

  3. How he makes $1,300 per day – https://bit.ly/3hqU7uv

  4. My friend just did something insane.

    I’ll explain what in a second, but first let me explain the context:

    My friend created a system that has already helped his students generate $87,831,489
    online.

    Just click here to grab your copy! >>> https://bit.ly/358N0nr

  5. $300-$500 Daily With Crypto – https://bit.ly/37Py4LO

  6. Hey Guys,

    Warning: From February 2024, all existing email autoresponders will become obsolete!

    In fact, if you want to send marketing emails, promotional emails, or any other sort of emails starting in February 2024, you’ll need to comply with Gmail’s and Yahoo’s draconic new directives.

    They require regular marketers like you and I to setup complex code on sending domains… and existing autoresponders like Aweber and GetResponse are not helping: they’re requesting you do all the work, and their training is filled with complex instructions and flowcharts…

    How would you like to send unlimited emails at the push of a button all with done-for-you DMARC, DKIM, SPF, custom IPs and dedicated SMTP sending servers?

    What I mean by all of that tech talk above, is that with ProfitMarc, we give you pre-set, pre-configured, DONE-FOR-YOU email sending addresses you can just load up and mail straight away.

    We don’t even have any “setup tutorials” like other autoresponders either, because guess what: we already did all the setup for you!

    All of our built-in sending addresses and servers are already pre-warmed with Gmail and Yahoo and they’re loving us: 99% inbox rate is the average!

    ⇒ Grab your copy here! ⇒ https://ext-opp.com/ProfitMarc

    Extended Opportunity
  7. Hey Guys,

    Warning: From February 2024, all existing email autoresponders will become obsolete!

    In fact, if you want to send marketing emails, promotional emails, or any other sort of emails starting in February 2024, you’ll need to comply with Gmail’s and Yahoo’s draconic new directives.

    They require regular marketers like you and I to setup complex code on sending domains… and existing autoresponders like Aweber and GetResponse are not helping: they’re requesting you do all the work, and their training is filled with complex instructions and flowcharts…

    How would you like to send unlimited emails at the push of a button all with done-for-you DMARC, DKIM, SPF, custom IPs and dedicated SMTP sending servers?

    What I mean by all of that tech talk above, is that with ProfitMarc, we give you pre-set, pre-configured, DONE-FOR-YOU email sending addresses you can just load up and mail straight away.

    We don’t even have any “setup tutorials” like other autoresponders either, because guess what: we already did all the setup for you!

    All of our built-in sending addresses and servers are already pre-warmed with Gmail and Yahoo and they’re loving us: 99% inbox rate is the average!

    ⇒ Grab your copy here! ⇒ https://ext-opp.com/ProfitMarc

    Extended Opportunity
  8. He Got 256,354 Free Views With AI…

    Can you believe it?

    People spend thousands of dollars to get that kind of result…

    My friend Kundan just did it for free…

    He only used his new app… AI ScreenSnap…

    It’s the world’s first AI app that can generate videos with the power of Video-Exclusive AI Engine…

    That can edit, record, and generate videos with just a few clicks… with zero experience…

    Click here now and watch AI ScreenSnap in action https://ext-opp.com/AIScreenSnap

    Extended Opportunity
  9. [Hot] AI Turns Any Photo, URL or Keyword into “Talking Head” Videos – https://ext-opp.com/AiTalkie

    Extended Opportunity
  10. [Hot] AI Turns Any Photo, URL or Keyword into “Talking Head” Videos – https://ext-opp.com/AiTalkie

    Extended Opportunity
  11. [Hot] AI Turns Any Photo, URL or Keyword into “Talking Head” Videos – https://ext-opp.com/AiTalkie

    Extended Opportunity
  12. A.I Create & Sell Unlimited Audiobooks to 2.3 Million Users – https://ext-opp.com/ECCO

    Extended Opportunity
  13. A.I Create & Sell Unlimited Audiobooks to 2.3 Million Users – https://ext-opp.com/ECCO

    Extended Opportunity
  14. Create Stunning Ebooks In 60 Seconds – https://ext-opp.com/AIEbookPal

    Extended Opportunity
  15. Elevate Learning Adventures with The Story Shack!

    A library of 200+ high-quality books tailored to the school curriculum.
    StoryShack’s Build a Book bundle features word searches, quizzes, creative coloring pages, high-quality images, and top SEO keywords.
    StoryShack’s StoryCraft Pro bundle includes the “Melody Minds Library” with 350+ music tracks and “AnimateMasters Pro,” offering 30+ categories of animations.
    And as if that’s not enough, here are the MEGA BONUSES:

    ✔ 100+ Mega Mazes Pack
    ✔ 100+ Sudoku Elements Pack
    ✔ 100+ Comic Book Template Pack
    ✔ 100+ Handwriting Practice Template Pack
    ✔ 100+ Kids Story Book Templates
    ✔ Canva Book Templates
    ✔ Additional beautiful content like journal prompts
    ✔ INCLUDED: The Ultimate Workbook

    Click https://ext-opp.com/StoryShack to explore The Story Shack e-Learning Collection and seize the opportunity for multiplied income!

    Extended Opportunity
  16. Elevate Learning Adventures with The Story Shack!

    A library of 200+ high-quality books tailored to the school curriculum.
    StoryShack’s Build a Book bundle features word searches, quizzes, creative coloring pages, high-quality images, and top SEO keywords.
    StoryShack’s StoryCraft Pro bundle includes the “Melody Minds Library” with 350+ music tracks and “AnimateMasters Pro,” offering 30+ categories of animations.
    And as if that’s not enough, here are the MEGA BONUSES:

    ✔ 100+ Mega Mazes Pack
    ✔ 100+ Sudoku Elements Pack
    ✔ 100+ Comic Book Template Pack
    ✔ 100+ Handwriting Practice Template Pack
    ✔ 100+ Kids Story Book Templates
    ✔ Canva Book Templates
    ✔ Additional beautiful content like journal prompts
    ✔ INCLUDED: The Ultimate Workbook

    Click https://ext-opp.com/StoryShack to explore The Story Shack e-Learning Collection and seize the opportunity for multiplied income!

    Extended Opportunity
  17. Millions of Free Traffic with AI Tools – https://ext-opp.com/AIVault

    Extended Opportunity
  18. Millions of Free Traffic with AI Tools – https://ext-opp.com/AIVault

    Extended Opportunity
  19. After Generating Millions Online, I’ve Created A Foolproof Money Making System, & For a Limited Time You Get It For FREE… https://ext-opp.com/RPM

    Extended Opportunity
  20. ChatGPT powered Autoresponder with Free SMTP at Unbeatable 1-Time Price! https://ext-opp.com/NewsMailer

    Extended Opportunity
  21. An Ultimate Web-Hosting Solution For Business Owners https://ext-opp.com/HostsMaster

    Extended Opportunity
  22. An Ultimate Web-Hosting Solution For Business Owners https://ext-opp.com/HostsMaster

    Extended Opportunity
  23. MobiApp AI – True Android & iOS Mobile Apps Builder (Zero Coding Required) https://ext-opp.com/MobiAppAI

    Extended Opportunity
  24. Hey, did you know there are app that mass generate hundreds of redirects to your link from different domains? Get it here – https://ext-opp.com/BUS

    Extended Opportunity
  25. Hey, did you know there are app that mass generate hundreds of redirects to your link from different domains? Get it here – https://ext-opp.com/BUS

    Extended Opportunity
  26. Hey, did you know there are app that mass generate hundreds of redirects to your link from different domains? Get it here – https://ext-opp.com/BUS

    Extended Opportunity
  27. Are you still using Calendly to schedule your calls and meetings?

    If your answer is yes, then you are actually hurting your business not helping it…

    Calendly is limited, doesn’t unlock the full potential of your business…

    And to make matters worse, they charge you monthly…

    What a joke…

    But you don’t have to worry, because my good friend Kundan is about to change the entire market …

    You see, he just launched his newest creation AI Calenderfly…

    The world’s first appointment-setting app that is fully powered by AI…

    It will do all of the heavy lifting for you on complete autopilot…

    AI meeting scheduling
    AI reminders
    AI tracking
    And much much more

    You can even accept payments live, and collect leads…

    But it gets even better…

    You don’t have to pay a penny in monthly fees…

    Click here to watch AI Calenderfly in action and secure your copy at the lowest price possible… https://ext-opp.com/AICalendarfly

    Extended Opportunity

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *