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by GeekyJames
Tue 14 Jan, 2020 22.27
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1631
Views: 332341

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

well luckily the government has given Flyebe a lifeline - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51113895 I think people forget how reliant some areas of the UK are on internal flights - for example at Belfast Airport there would only be 4 flights without Flybe! Southampton Airport would also be advers...
by GeekyJames
Sun 12 Jan, 2020 18.44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1631
Views: 332341

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Last time I was in Homebase it seemed to be heaving with staff, who were all really helpful and friendly - but being a weekday afternoon, nowhere near the customers to match. It was a good customer experience, but doesn't feel very sustainable. Our Homebase is now a B&M the size of the moon. I pref...
by GeekyJames
Sat 11 Jan, 2020 19.15
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1631
Views: 332341

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

M&S have clearly realised that there is more money in food given how much focus it is being given. I reckon they’ll open more food-only stores. It's been the case for a long time now. Will be interesting to see how the Ocado switch from Waitrose to M&S food works out later in the year. My local M&S...
by GeekyJames
Sat 09 Feb, 2019 22.51
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1631
Views: 332341

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

There's hope the remaining 27 stores will reopen:

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... all-stores

Walking past the Chichester branch today, the store was closed but with all stock remaining.
by GeekyJames
Wed 07 Nov, 2018 19.27
Forum: Birdsong
Topic: Chris Evans to leave Radio 2
Replies: 9
Views: 2769

Re: Chris Evans to leave Radio 2

by GeekyJames
Wed 07 Nov, 2018 18.20
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1631
Views: 332341

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

more falling sales from M&S, unsurprisingly sales have dropped because they've been closing stores... :shock:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46122177