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by JAS84
Sat 07 Nov, 2020 13.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 280
Views: 39211

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

Shouldn't that lockdown mean non-essential retailers have to close? Why, then, is Max Spielmann still open? They're a photography shop, they're non-essential.
by JAS84
Sat 07 Nov, 2020 13.56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1751
Views: 442641

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

WHSmith is laying off its 1500 staff tomorrow. Many experienced managers and supervisors have had the chop. And most high street staff still on furlough will be gone. Most under 18's laid off except in the biggest stores. Small stores now running single manned from Sunday. Mainly 4 hour shifts. 20 ...
by JAS84
Sat 31 Oct, 2020 04.46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1751
Views: 442641

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

WHSmith is laying off its 1500 staff tomorrow. Many experienced managers and supervisors have had the chop. And most high street staff still on furlough will be gone. Most under 18's laid off except in the biggest stores. Small stores now running single manned from Sunday. Mainly 4 hour shifts. 20 ...
by JAS84
Thu 29 Oct, 2020 16.59
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: MFI and Woolworths
Replies: 117
Views: 35295

Re: MFI and Woolworths

Woolworths is being resurrected? https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/uk-news/woolworths-confirms-high-street-return-19172296 No a fake Twitter account has been set up and all of the clickbaits have gone along with it without fact checking, including the Sun and Mirror. I see the papers don...
by JAS84
Tue 27 Oct, 2020 12.13
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: MFI and Woolworths
Replies: 117
Views: 35295

Re: MFI and Woolworths

by JAS84
Fri 09 Oct, 2020 13.43
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1751
Views: 442641

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Peacocks and Bonmarché are in trouble.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54477265
by JAS84
Sun 04 Oct, 2020 03.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 280
Views: 39211

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

Looks like Trump knows how Boris felt in April now.
by JAS84
Sun 04 Oct, 2020 02.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1751
Views: 442641

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/ci ... 234791728/
by JAS84
Sat 05 Sep, 2020 11.12
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: APFS wiki 2002
Replies: 19
Views: 2071

Re: APFS wiki 2002

The site is actually back online, so everything should be here.
http://www.mcmweb.co.uk/apfs/index.html
by JAS84
Sat 22 Aug, 2020 13.56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1751
Views: 442641

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Is Argos done for as a standalone operation I wonder? Obviously following the Sainsbury's acquisition rationalisation of the store estate was inevitable (and indeed well underway, with a number of high street locations being closed and 'moved' to a Sainsbury's several miles away) but their actions ...