40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby blythburgh » Mon May 28, 2018 9:49 am

Boro Boy wrote:The story inside the story (perhaps):
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/news/si ... hy-britain’s-retailers-can’t-make-ends-meet/ar-AAxRTXt?ocid=spartanntp


Even I could have written that article :lol:
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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby Boro Boy » Mon May 28, 2018 1:22 pm

blythburgh wrote:
Boro Boy wrote:The story inside the story (perhaps):
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/news/si ... hy-britain’s-retailers-can’t-make-ends-meet/ar-AAxRTXt?ocid=spartanntp


Even I could have written that article :lol:



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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby pabenny » Mon May 28, 2018 1:57 pm

Yes - a bit lacking in insight. With over £1 of retail spend in every £6 going online, every retailer with physical stores is going to be finding business tough.

A more interesting piece would have been to try identify which retailers are likely to survive and their strategy.

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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby Sarah » Tue May 29, 2018 9:39 am

Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores...
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... bile-phone

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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby Boro Boy » Tue May 29, 2018 3:46 pm

Sarah wrote:Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores...
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... bile-phone


Yet more closures on the high street... :think:
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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby kevinchess1 » Tue May 29, 2018 4:56 pm

Sarah wrote:Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores...
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... bile-phone


I suspect the CEO, Alex Baldrick, has a cunning plan :thumbup:
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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby planteria » Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:40 pm

Six shops defying the High Street downturn
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43823810

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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby William Joseph1 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:27 am

House of Fraser to close 31 stores leaving them just 28

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44394948

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Re: 40 Stores to Close... (part 2)

Postby blythburgh » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:23 am

Amazingly the big London one will close but to the suprise of none, Norwich will stay open.
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