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by JAS84
Fri 08 Nov, 2019 16.18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1615
Views: 298900

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Mamas and Papas has just been in and straight out of administration. Half a dozen store closures.
https://news.sky.com/story/mamas-papas- ... l-11857501
by JAS84
Fri 08 Nov, 2019 01.13
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2273
Views: 480242

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

There must be quite a few places with two Hays near each other now. Maybe they'll close some and redeploy staff later on? They must've simply taken over the existing leases when they bought the store portfolio. They had no time to renegotiate them.
by JAS84
Fri 25 Oct, 2019 05.04
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1615
Views: 298900

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Another payday loan lender has bitten the dust.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50174367
by JAS84
Wed 25 Sep, 2019 01.23
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 120973

Re: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread

There's been quite a rapid scaling down of Sainsbury's operations in Hull recently. A couple of months back they announced the closure of 2 Locals, and today another 3 are being lined up for closure. Ever since they acquired Jackson's, Hull's always had a disproportionate number of Locals to its po...
by JAS84
Wed 18 Sep, 2019 00.01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Yet another Morrisons thread
Replies: 1120
Views: 219946

Re: Yet another Morrisons thread

It's supposed to have a bigger range, because the stores are bigger than standard Icelands. In practice I'm not convinced that's actually the case though.
by JAS84
Tue 27 Aug, 2019 20.24
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
Replies: 1277
Views: 212575

Re: Adverts that irritate and entertain

Just saw an ad on ITV for Sharps wardrobes. "Offer ends Bank Holiday Monday!" - ahem, that's yesterday, so why is this ad still on air?
by JAS84
Fri 02 Aug, 2019 01.25
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Very Official McDonalds (and other fast food outlets) Thread
Replies: 233
Views: 33871

Re: The Very Official McDonalds (and other fast food outlets) Thread

Does that mean the main signage is going back to being bright red instead of olive green?