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by JAS84
Sat 05 Sep, 2020 11.12
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: APFS wiki 2002
Replies: 6
Views: 587

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: 1716
Views: 405539

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 ...
by JAS84
Mon 17 Aug, 2020 21.08
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2256
Views: 599235

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

This is the rebrand thread, I think that belongs in the high street chain collapse thread?
by JAS84
Fri 07 Aug, 2020 18.40
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2256
Views: 599235

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

New Sports Direct logo.
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by JAS84
Mon 13 Jul, 2020 16.31
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1716
Views: 405539

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

The National Holidays brand has been bought. The new owner JG Travel plans to rehire the drivers and run most of the same trips starting next year, but isn't taking responsibility for the previous company's debts.
https://www.travelmole.com/news_feature ... id=2043493
by JAS84
Sun 12 Jul, 2020 20.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1716
Views: 405539

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

However, I wouldn't put it past Boots in the end to close some of the smaller community based stores in the future. Are a lot of these not also acquisitions? I thought Boots had a bit of a policy of buying up pharmacies to stop the competition buying them. (I'm not sure if closing a pharmacy needs ...
by JAS84
Tue 23 Jun, 2020 15.29
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 215
Views: 26610

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

The 2 metre rule is getting eased and some things will reopen on 4th July, including hairdressers and pubs.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53152416
by JAS84
Sun 21 Jun, 2020 16.01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: New old games
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: New old games

If you like retro gaming, have you ever visited the website Vizzed? They have emulators that run in the browser. The site will need to prune them at the end of the year due to Flash's obsolesence, but they do have the modern multi-platform emulator RetroArch on there, which will still work. The game...
by JAS84
Sun 21 Jun, 2020 15.52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1716
Views: 405539

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Go Outdoors is going into administration... despite being owned by JD Sports, who don't seem to be in trouble?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53127083
by JAS84
Tue 16 Jun, 2020 16.42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1716
Views: 405539

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Looks like trouble at Poundstretcher, if landlords don't reduce the rent, half the chain could go.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53063278

Incidentally, the article says that they own Bargain Buys... that's not right, is it? Bargain Buys was part of Poundworld.