Some Verizon stores closing early this coming Sunday?

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Some Verizon stores closing early this coming Sunday?
Sundays in retail tend to be one busy day usually due to the fact that it's the beginning of the new sales week where customers have the chance at purchasing certain phones that are on sale. However, BGR is reporting that some Verizon Wireless stores will be closing a bit earlier at 4:00 PM this coming Sunday, but it's unclear as to the reasoning for closing at such an earlier time. It's being reported that all employees are required to attend and that no one is truly sure for the reasoning. Sometimes there are team meetings held during Sundays due to the fact that majority of employees are working on that day, while other times it could be used for training purposes. With the Motorola DROID X expected to launch in the near future for Big Red, the early closing could be used to get employees up to speed regarding the handset. Unfortunately, there is also an ominous tone associated to the closing as it's also speculated that the closing could be used to inform employees about massive layoffs. The work week has just started, but we're sure that there are some Verizon Wireless employees out there that are curious regarding this unexpected early closing.

source: BGR

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21 Comments

1. jodeci888

Posts: 79; Member since: May 14, 2009

I am gonna take an EXTEME stab in the dark. To announce the iPhone is coming with the LTE network!!!! Did I forget to mention that I still believe in Santa?

2. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

;)

3. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

Maybe, its because they are going to allow their employees to have fun with their new iphone 4. They are giving each employee new iphones 4 with ATT because Android is gay, and only gay dwarfs like android and google.

4. becazican unregistered

how old are you? 11 tops i am guessing.

8. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

it was a joke, why are you taking it so serious....gosh....people these days.

12. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

...it couldn't have been a joke since it wasn't funny. Sarcasm, maybe, and even then you missed the mark.

13. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

it actually wasn't funny at all. ha ha.

19. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

because ur a vzw fanman, why do you hate apple soo much?

21. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

because there are bigger and better things out.

5. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

lol...LTE won't be rolled out final for another 2-3yrs!

14. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

verizon should have 100 million people covered by LTE before the year's end. by 2013, verizon's 4G footprint will match their current 3G coverage. verizon is 18-24 months ahead of at&t in the 4G department.

6. Dark Asgard

Posts: 44; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

Lte rolls out next year with vzw ! learn your facts

11. VZW

Posts: 24; Member since: Nov 02, 2009

You mean this year?

7. xtroid2k

Posts: 601; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

Man, you guys are all crazy. Who care's. This audience is like a chick on a porno waiting to be sprayed in the face. We will find out sunday. Damn, who post this artical anyway.

9. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

wtf, hahahaha

15. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

what is she waiting to get sprayed with

16. ToddD00

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

You would ask that... Short bus rider

10. VZWSeven

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 22, 2010

As I'm an employee, I can tell you I've got no idea at this point, but I do know that a lot of stores in our area have been trialing new store hours, open 10-8 instead of 9-9, and closing at 5 instead of 6. This is a regional thing so they tell me, so could be something similar, only some stores in our area are using the new hours to see how they go over. For instance, on 4th of July we are only open from like 11-3, which is a good change for anyone who wants to enjoy the holiday. Anyhow peace.

18. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Different regions have diff. store hours so its hard to say. Probably just another kick off meeting.

17. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

I'm being told that its just a big kick off meeting.....nothing more.

20. Fan_of_Fanboys

Posts: 101; Member since: Nov 13, 2008

In the call center I am we have our kick off this week.

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