40 stores to close... (part 3)

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

Post by blythburgh » Sat Jun 29 2019 10:41am

Boro Boy wrote:
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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:
Not entirely new news but flesh has been put on the bones. Now we just need the clothes i.e. which shops will actually close. I do hope my nearest one does not close. I do not use but the next chemist is not within walking distance.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Post by pabenny » Sat Jun 29 2019 11:57am

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I do hope my nearest [Boots] does not close. I do not use but the next chemist is not within walking distance.
So if you don't use your local Boots, why do you care if closes? If you do care that it stays open, why don't you use it?

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

Post by blythburgh » Sun Jun 30 2019 8:02am

I do not use it because parking in the area is limited and so we use a pharmacy that we can park at easily and is almost always an independent one. But I care because there a lot of people in the area who do not have cars and that can make life very difficult for them. Or those with cars will have to make a specific journey to the next nearest pharmacy.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Post by Boro Boy » Tue Jul 02 2019 1:11am

Prepare for bad news.... Thornton's are about to close branches: https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/mar ... 0&ito=1490 Impulse chocolate buys could be a thing of the past? :thumbdown:
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Post by blythburgh » Tue Jul 02 2019 8:33am

Not for the first time, ours closed some years ago. But not bad news for me, I go for Hotel Chocolate, a box every two months is our treat. Plus an extra one for birthdays.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Post by Boro Boy » Tue Jul 02 2019 10:54am

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Not for the first time, ours closed some years ago. But not bad news for me, I go for Hotel Chocolate, a box every two months is our treat. Plus an extra one for birthdays.
...all purchased via iMutual and receiving the cash back & shares I hope...!?! :thumbup:

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

Post by pabenny » Thu Jul 04 2019 1:03pm

William Hill to close up to 700 stores (about one third of their total) as a result of the cut in permitted stake on fixed odds betting terminals.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48868335
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Post by blythburgh » Fri Jul 05 2019 7:58am

pabenny wrote:
Thu Jul 04 2019 1:03pm
William Hill to close up to 700 stores (about one third of their total) as a result of the cut in permitted stake on fixed odds betting terminals.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48868335
And like the banks they would much rather push us all online. I feel for those who will lose their jobs but at least the crack cocaine of gambling in store has been dealt a hefty blow. And the many innocent victims of the terminals will be spared in the future.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 3)

Post by Boro Boy » Fri Jul 19 2019 11:43am

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

Post by blythburgh » Fri Jul 19 2019 11:59am

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And now Waitrose closes stores: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/news/wa ... spartanntp
Sandhurst to close??????. The end of the world is nigh :lol:
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