The Channel logo

back to article UK's dead monster iPad gumble-maker COMES BACK TO LIFE

It's been quite a post-Easter week for the Brit firm behind iPhone and iPad accessories maker GEAR4: it went into administration, axed most of its UK workforce, and has risen again in Hong Kong. Disruptive Ltd, which makes wireless speakers, docks and a range of Angry Birds accessories stocked at all major UK consumer …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.
Gold badge
Unhappy

I smell phoenix liquidation

But anyone remember the banks promise to lend to more small business in 2008.

What a load of b***ocks that turned out to be.

No doubt the CEO bonus arrangements will not be interruped.

2
0
Meh

Re: I smell phoenix liquidation

Yep, clear the debts by going bust and start up next week with stock ready to go.

They should increase import tax for Gear4 to claw back what is owed to the tax payer.

Bet they got nice payouts...

0
0
Meh

Conspiracy theory...

I'm thinking they were planning to move to Hong Kong/China all along and just crashed it on purpose.

0
0
Meh

Easy option, innit?

Looks like a a planned stealthy manoeuvre to start afresh in Hong-Kong

0
0
Thumb Down

Oh no!!

Where am I going to buy my tacky 'Angry Birds' tat now? What's that.....? ebay? oh that's OK then.

0
0
This topic is closed for new posts.

Forums

Opinion

Merlin Data Center Interior

Trevor Pott

Enterprises want them, but they're still a pain in the ASCII
WWI French tank picture via Shutterstock
Vinod_Khosla

Chris Mellor

A VC with startup agenda slams established suppliers. Surprised? Neither were we
ZenPad_RealRacing

Features

Eclipse image via Shutterstock
The Azure Portal: Microsoft is betting on cloud for its future business
container_ship_hamburg_shutterstock_648
Michael Dell. Pic by Joi Ito
Cool Texas dude is just your average billionaire