40 stores to close... (part 4)

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:11 pm

pabenny wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:31 pm
Click and collect is definitely a trend, not least because it's lower cost for retailers. In fact I'm surprised that the delivery companies aren't developing a shared locker network.

Are you sure about amazon linking up with Argos?
Ooops… eBay + Argos...! Amazon have the lockers everywhere idea.

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Richard Frost » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:49 am

Mothercare going into Administration.

Story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50287153

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:41 pm

William Joseph1 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:49 am
Mothercare going into Administration.

Story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50287153
...Mothercareless…!?!

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by expressman33 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:38 pm

William Joseph1 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:49 am
Mothercare going into Administration.

Story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50287153
And now Mamas and Papas https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... y-130-jobs

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by pakefield » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:46 pm

expressman33 wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:38 pm
William Joseph1 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:49 am
Mothercare going into Administration.

Story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50287153
And now Mamas and Papas https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... y-130-jobs

I thought that group went their separate ways many years ago. Good singers if you liked that sort of thing

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:20 am

expressman33 wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:38 pm
William Joseph1 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:49 am
Mothercare going into Administration.

Story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50287153
And now Mamas and Papas https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... y-130-jobs
What's happening!?! People are still having babies aren't they? Or is that not politically acceptable any more...!?! :wtf:

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by blythburgh » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:00 am

Boro Boy wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:20 am
expressman33 wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:38 pm
William Joseph1 wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:49 am
Mothercare going into Administration.

Story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50287153
And now Mamas and Papas https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... y-130-jobs
What's happening!?! People are still having babies aren't they? Or is that not politically acceptable any more...!?! :wtf:
Austerity and zero hours contracts mean more new parents are having to go for 2nd hand stuff. And others buy online.
Keep smiling because the light at the end of someone's tunnel may be you, Ron Cheneler

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:07 pm

Frightening if all these comes true (some already have) see: https://news.education.investing.com/a- ... my4gizbtgy

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Sarah » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:09 pm

That's an especially clickbait-like site with 1 item per page and lots of advertising. Some of those retailers are only closing selected branches - they've got all the major supermarkets on their list and some stores (e.g. Morrisons, M&S) more than once!

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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Richard Frost » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:47 pm

Clintons cards seeking to close shops and reduce rents.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50365605

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