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by g67bbx
Tue 01 Dec, 2020 09.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

And just like that, the business trading since 1778, was gone...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55142724
by g67bbx
Thu 19 Nov, 2020 15.58
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

EWM has now put both Peacocks and Jaeger into administration.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55004019
by g67bbx
Thu 05 Nov, 2020 06.55
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

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 g67bbx
Fri 30 Oct, 2020 09.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

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 h...
by g67bbx
Fri 03 Jul, 2020 14.35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

The Original Factory Shop shutting some stores with just over 24 hours notice to staff. Looks like some staying open.

Staff in one store were told at 1pm today that tomorrow was the last day.
by g67bbx
Thu 02 Jul, 2020 16.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

H. Young is winding down its "Animal" chain, starting with their Isle of Wight store in September and the rest by early 2021.

https://www.countypress.co.uk/news/1855 ... lqpWJKd4zY
by g67bbx
Mon 09 Mar, 2020 07.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1690
Views: 529926

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

Subject to shareholder approval, Tesco proposes selling Thailand and Malaysia arm of the business to Thai based CP Group.
Statement issued this morning.
by g67bbx
Sun 12 Jan, 2020 20.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Bournemouth based Beales department stores at risk of collapse.
Not bad for a business that was opening stores last month

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51083396
by g67bbx
Sat 11 Jan, 2020 08.42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

HMV continues to be volatile, closing more stores this month due to landlord issues. If Sunrise Records can't make the business viable, then I think it's finally game over for a business reliant on physical media sales. As for Argos, their issues at Christmas were down to axing their traditional 3 ...
by g67bbx
Sat 11 Jan, 2020 08.35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

I’m putting all the chain Italian restaurants in the “negative outlook” category. I don’t think the bloodshed of 2019 is nearly over yet, and there’s still about a million of them. Carluccios has started widely discounting now too, which they never used to do. I agree with you. there is too much co...
by g67bbx
Fri 10 Jan, 2020 13.53
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1767
Views: 464207

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Time I think for my "Who to watch in 2020" post. Winners: TESCO - Strong Christmas period, but more changes to come. Greggs - All staff to receive a share of £7m bonus. Next - generally doing well. The German discounters - as normal. Primark - offers more than just clothes now, it's the ex...