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One of the most difficult tasks facing modern retailers is managing the conversion from offline shopping to online shopping – or eTail as it has become known. This is an equally difficult task for the catalogue shops – but in all cases there are great benefits to be had for both ... Read review

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Community Level 9LostWitness

LostWitness

IT'S NOT GREAT - AND IT'S NOT UNIVERSAL

Advantages20% off first order

DisadvantagesSloooooooooooow

"One of the most difficult tasks facing modern retailers is managing the conversion from offline shopping to online shopping – or eTail as it has become known. This is an equally difficult task for the catalogue shops – but in all cases there are great benefits to be had for both the retailer and the customer. Great Universal, a retail company based in Lancashire, have been involved in catalogue shopping for many years now – as ..." Read review
22.12.2001

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Community Level 6coolchanty

coolchanty

Poor services received with first order.

Advantagesnone

Disadvantagesbad services all round on my first order

"My boyfriend wanted to recommend me to Great Universal and I was keen to become a customer of theirs. I looked through his catalogue and saw a few things I was interested in. Then on the 27th November I ordered something over the net with them for him. He wanted a bed set for Christmas and chose one out of the catalogue. So I out the order through and had confirmation my order had been received and would be with me shortly. Waited 2 weeks ..." Read review
14.12.2001

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Community Level 1BFletcher

BFletcher

Defective Goods supplied by Great Universal

AdvantagesNone

DisadvantagesSupplied Defective Goods, Very Poor Customer Support

"My Sony VAIO Laptop supplied by Great Universal was defective straight from the box. Even though Sony admit there is a fault, Great Universal have refused to accept its return (even though statutory rights say you have the right to reject defective goods and cancel any contract). The Customer support has been very poor, with non-returned phone calls, non-answered e-mails etc In short they have been an absolute nightmare. The case is still going ..." Read review
05.02.2006

Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful

Community Level 1sarahlongs...

sarahlongstaff

Easy to use

AdvantagesQuick delivery

DisadvantagesSometimes things are out of stock

"I find this site very easy to use. If you have a catalogue at home like I do, you can sift through it and write down your catalogue numbers, then enter them on the order form online. Easy peasy! Or you can browse the site to see if any of the items have been reduced. The sections are clearly marked, e.g womens, mens, home etc. They also usually have a sale section online which is good - nice to see if you can get a bargain. I live in a rural ..." Read review
03.10.2002

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Community Level 1titanic

titanic

best catalogue

AdvantagesFound great universal cheaper mostly than other catologues, Service is usually very quick

DisadvantagesI have found by ordering online that more often than not when wanting goods for comission it never happens, I have ring after to do this

"I have been an agent of many catalogues in the past and I have always found and come back to great universal. I have found it so much easier recently to buy online, browsing through the catalogue at my leisure and actually buying things that I would'nt have before. Love the sales, I have bought many a bargain, and I'm well and truely sorted for christmas. The only thing to complain about personnally, is that when I order anything on my commission ..." Read review
08.12.2002

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Type Clothing & Accessories
Domain Extension .co.uk

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Listed on Ciao since 14/12/2001

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