High Street chain collapse sweepstake

JAS84
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Fri 18 Oct, 2019 20.45

JAS84
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Fri 25 Oct, 2019 05.04

Another payday loan lender has bitten the dust.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50174367
scottishtv
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Fri 25 Oct, 2019 10.15

JAS84 wrote:
Fri 25 Oct, 2019 05.04
Another payday loan lender has bitten the dust.
So many boilers will now go unrepaired.
thegeek
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Sun 03 Nov, 2019 22.53

Mothercare look like they may be about to go under:
https://news.sky.com/story/ailing-mothe ... s-11853680
JAS84
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Fri 08 Nov, 2019 01.17

JAS84
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Fri 08 Nov, 2019 16.18

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
thegeek
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Fri 08 Nov, 2019 22.36

JAS84 wrote:
Fri 08 Nov, 2019 01.17
Yup, they're toast.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50309542
Blimey.
In amongst all this, I missed the news that Mothercare sold the Early Learning Centre to The Entertainer earier this year - which is good because their own brand toys are generally pretty good. I think I'll maybe keep an eye out for some discounted Little Bird stuff in the closing down sale though.
thegeek
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Sun 10 Nov, 2019 18.37

Clintons looking a bit precarious:
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50365605
Whataday
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Sun 10 Nov, 2019 21.36

thegeek wrote:
Fri 08 Nov, 2019 22.36
JAS84 wrote:
Fri 08 Nov, 2019 01.17
Yup, they're toast.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50309542
Blimey.
In amongst all this, I missed the news that Mothercare sold the Early Learning Centre to The Entertainer earier this year - which is good because their own brand toys are generally pretty good. I think I'll maybe keep an eye out for some discounted Little Bird stuff in the closing down sale though.
I didn't realise they had such a large business overseas (which is unaffected).
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