40 stores to close... (part 4)

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

Post by Boro Boy » Sat Jan 25 2020 1:30pm

blythburgh wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 9:00am
They used to have HQ near us. Building had a huge and I mean huge clock on it. HQ moved and in the end the clock went elsewhere. A sad day and sad Hawkins Bazaar is going for the staff. Went into the shop in Castle Mall, Norwich many years ago and thought it was great but with no children to buy for left without buying anything. Too many like me sigh
...so its your fault!!! ;)

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

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Sat Jan 25 2020 3:54pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 1:30pm
blythburgh wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 9:00am
They used to have HQ near us. Building had a huge and I mean huge clock on it. HQ moved and in the end the clock went elsewhere. A sad day and sad Hawkins Bazaar is going for the staff. Went into the shop in Castle Mall, Norwich many years ago and thought it was great but with no children to buy for left without buying anything. Too many like me sigh
...so its your fault!!! ;)
Boro Boy, and that's why you don't have any friends.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Sat Jan 25 2020 5:43pm

AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 3:54pm
Boro Boy wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 1:30pm
blythburgh wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 9:00am
They used to have HQ near us. Building had a huge and I mean huge clock on it. HQ moved and in the end the clock went elsewhere. A sad day and sad Hawkins Bazaar is going for the staff. Went into the shop in Castle Mall, Norwich many years ago and thought it was great but with no children to buy for left without buying anything. Too many like me sigh
...so its your fault!!! ;)
Boro Boy, and that's why you don't have any friends.
I have precisely one more friend that you AAA...!!! :wave:

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

Post by blythburgh » Sun Jan 26 2020 9:58am

Boro Boy and Thunderetc both post stuff I find interesting or even helpful. And stuff I that has steam coming out of my ears.

And I bet I post stuff that has the same effect on everyone else here
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Sun Jan 26 2020 12:14pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 5:43pm
AAAlphaThunder wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 3:54pm
Boro Boy wrote:
Sat Jan 25 2020 1:30pm


...so its your fault!!! ;)
Boro Boy, and that's why you don't have any friends.
I have precisely one more friend that you AAA...!!! :wave:
In that case will you be my friend?
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Sun Jan 26 2020 10:52pm

It's the knock on effects of the high street closures that are the real worry: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51233448

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

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Mon Jan 27 2020 7:05am

Boro Boy wrote:
Sun Jan 26 2020 10:52pm
It's the knock on effects of the high street closures that are the real worry: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51233448
Indeed.
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Re: 40 stores to close... (part 4)

Post by Boro Boy » Mon Jan 27 2020 2:25pm

Putting some net figures to the situation: https://news.sky.com/story/nearly-10-00 ... g-11918988

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

Post by expressman33 » Mon Jan 27 2020 2:52pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Jan 27 2020 2:25pm
Putting some net figures to the situation: https://news.sky.com/story/nearly-10-00 ... g-11918988
Debenhams, Mothercare HMV and Morrisons are among the many brands cutting back as the retail sector continues to struggle.
but for Morrisons https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51223217
Morrisons is axing 3,000 management roles as part of a huge restructuring to create more shop floor jobs.
The firm says it is also creating 7,000 new hourly-paid roles at its 500 stores, meaning a net 4,000 new posts.
The new jobs will be in customer-facing roles, such as more butchers, bakers, fishmongers, the supermarket said.
Morrisons said the new roles will be a mixture of part and full time posts, but declined to reveal how the numbers will be split.

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

Post by Boro Boy » Mon Jan 27 2020 3:25pm

expressman33 wrote:
Mon Jan 27 2020 2:52pm
Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Jan 27 2020 2:25pm
Putting some net figures to the situation: https://news.sky.com/story/nearly-10-00 ... g-11918988
Debenhams, Mothercare HMV and Morrisons are among the many brands cutting back as the retail sector continues to struggle.
but for Morrisons https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51223217
Morrisons is axing 3,000 management roles as part of a huge restructuring to create more shop floor jobs.
The firm says it is also creating 7,000 new hourly-paid roles at its 500 stores, meaning a net 4,000 new posts.
The new jobs will be in customer-facing roles, such as more butchers, bakers, fishmongers, the supermarket said.
Morrisons said the new roles will be a mixture of part and full time posts, but declined to reveal how the numbers will be split.
Putting some net figures to the situation: https://news.sky.com/story/nearly-10-00 ... g-11918988

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