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Dick Smith Electronics has hung up on Vodafone, deciding to no longer stock its products.
The move comes as Vodafone tries to stem its customer losses to 2degrees, which has now captured more than 5 per cent of the retail market by revenue, and as mobile operators overhaul their retail channels in a bid to boost sales and cut costs.
A source said the split would be a big loss for Vodafone as Dick Smith was understood to be its biggest independent retailer.
Vodafone mobiles have disappeared from Dick Smith's website and some of its stores, and Vodafone no longer lists the retailer as a supplier on its site.
Vodafone spokeswoman Michelle Baguley confirmed Dick Smith had decided not to stock its range.
"We've been proactively trying to discuss a business model that would suit both parties for some time. We'd still like to think that we can find a solution and work together in future."
Dick Smith would not comment. A staff member at one of its Wellington stores – which had discounted its Vodafone mobiles – said it was phasing out its Vodafone stock but he did not know why.