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by Charlie Wells
Sat 07 Nov, 2020 15.55
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 462962

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

EWM have now been placed into administration: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54841435
by Charlie Wells
Mon 12 Oct, 2020 10.34
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 462962

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Hasn't Edinburgh Woollen Mill gone bust about a million times before? what does it even sell? EWM's target audience seems to be primarily older people, and their numbers have dwindled over the years as they've died off. There is a range aimed at younger females called Country Rose, and the general ...
by Charlie Wells
Sun 04 Oct, 2020 11.50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 462962

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Cineworld is closing all of it's cinemas. Supposedly temporarily, but staff will lose their jobs and they do seem to be in a financial pickle... https://variety.com/2020/film/global/cineworld-close-us-regal-uk-cinemas-no-time-to-die-james-bond-1234791728/ It'll be sad if that does happen though not...
by Charlie Wells
Thu 25 Jun, 2020 13.25
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Intu takeover called off
Replies: 41
Views: 14340

Re: Intu takeover called off

The intu in Milton Keynes will be interesting one to see what happens, as it's effectively bolted on to the side of the much bigger Centre:MK shopping centre. Since the lockdown Debenhams have announced that their store in (intu) MK won't reopen. I'm guessing it'll either survive or be taken over by...
by Charlie Wells
Sat 13 Jun, 2020 16.11
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 9080
Views: 1587699

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

Planned forum update in progress.
by Charlie Wells
Fri 15 May, 2020 09.04
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 9080
Views: 1587699

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

bilky asko wrote: Fri 15 May, 2020 08.42 And it currently appears to be down.
I'm also experiencing the same problem this morning. Tried a couple hours ago on my mobile via the home wifi, and just checked again on my PC at work.
by Charlie Wells
Sun 22 Mar, 2020 16.34
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 309
Views: 45663

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

I suspect some companies were waiting for the government announcement last Friday about 80% wages being paid by government for companies to retain staff. With John Lewis it's worth noting that they had been struggling prior to Covid-19 (low staff bonus and some store closures already planned). They ...
by Charlie Wells
Mon 10 Feb, 2020 09.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 462962

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

The administrators of Beales have announced that over half of their stores (12 out of 23) are to close. Closures include Bournemouth, which was their flagship store. Locally Bedford high street is set to look fairly empty, with the Beales set to close, M&S closing their store last year, and most...
by Charlie Wells
Fri 26 Jul, 2019 16.20
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 462962

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Problems at Sports Direct, or at least their inability to publish preliminary results. Originally due on 18th July it was delayed at 7am, then again at midday, and at 2pm.
Article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49124375
by Charlie Wells
Wed 17 Jul, 2019 14.30
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 9080
Views: 1587699

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

bilky asko wrote: Wed 17 Jul, 2019 11.23
JAS84 wrote: Mon 15 Jul, 2019 00.51 They're not banned. But why would they do that?
The struck-through name suggests different.
Not banned, user requested to be deleted.
by Charlie Wells
Tue 21 May, 2019 11.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 462962

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain is set to go into administration:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48352026