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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 9:33 am
by blythburgh
I use them occasionally to maximise my extra loyalty points. Like get the echinacea and something cheap to get a lot of points.

But mostly use independent chemists here or in Southwold for chemist stuff.

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:22 pm
by Richard Frost
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48524850
Green secures rescue
for some stores.

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:47 am
by pabenny
Topshop empire "didn't come close to collapse" according to the headline:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48617404

A relatively modest 50 stores (about 10% of the total) will be closing, which suggests that more will follow.

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:49 am
by pabenny
And Majestic Wine has put itself up for sale.

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:12 pm
by Boro Boy
More bad news (for some) on the horizon: https://www.kbbreview.com/23684/topstor ... k-collapse

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:27 pm
by Boro Boy
Bathstore goes into administration - lets hope it can be saved in some way: https://www.kbbreview.com/23723/news/ba ... istration/

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:19 pm
by AAAlphaThunder
With all of these store closures something needs to change to revive the fortune of once mighty high street.

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:01 am
by Boro Boy
AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:19 pm
With all of these store closures something needs to change to revive the fortune of once mighty high street.
...and there's more: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/busines ... spartanntp :thumbdown:

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:09 am
by Richard Frost
Boro Boy wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:01 am
AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:19 pm
With all of these store closures something needs to change to revive the fortune of once mighty high street.
...and there's more: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/busines ... spartanntp :thumbdown:
This was discussed back in April when it was first announced. We are in danger of becoming like the government and starting to double count.

Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:31 am
by pabenny
But to be fair, Boots have now said 200 stores whereas the April story/rumour was about a rather smaller and unspecified number.