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  • GAME looking to acquire HMV stores
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    GAME looking to acquire HMV stores

    By 18 January 2013

    GAME, the British videogames retailer that only just survived administration in early 2012, is interested in acquiring a number of stores in the UK from music, video and gaming chain HMV, currently suffering its own administration woes. It's a huge turnaround...

  • Blockbuster latest UK high street chain to enter administration, gift cards still accepted
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    Blockbuster latest UK high street chain to enter administration, gift cards still accepted

    By 16 January 2013

    It's like a house of cards on the high street at the moment, with the UK arm of Blockbuster becoming the latest company to enter administration as the recession claims another retail chain. We've already seen Game, Comet, Play.com, Jessops and HMV being...

  • British Video Association calls on HMV administrator to keep stores open
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    British Video Association calls on HMV administrator to keep stores open

    By 15 January 2013

    The British Video Association (BVA) has reacted to the news that the HMV Group has entered administration by asking the administrator Deloitte to recognise that there is still value in the high street retailer. Lavinia Carey, director general of the BVA,...

  • Comet fire sale now on: 'Everything reduced'
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    Comet fire sale now on: 'Everything reduced'

    By 14 November 2012

    Comet, the UK consumer electronics retailer that was placed in administration just over a week ago, has now started its expected fire sale, with every single item in store reduced. Administrator Deloitte has posted a large notice on the brand's webpage...

  • Comet administrator accepts gift cards after all
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    Comet administrator accepts gift cards after all

    By 7 November 2012

    Deloitte, the administrator handling Comet's recent woes, has announced that the chain will accept Comet gift cards still held by members of the public. In addition, gift cards issued on behalf of the charity Family Fund will also be accepted. It is perhaps...

  • Woolworths to shut up shop by 5 Jan
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    Woolworths to shut up shop by 5 Jan

    By 17 December 2008

    With a buyer still yet to be found for broke retailer Woolworths, the company's administrators are warning shops will start shutting from 27 December. Under the closure plan all 807 stores will be shut by 5 January, with all 27,000 permanent and temporary...

  • Woolworths failing to find a buyer
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    Woolworths failing to find a buyer

    By 10 December 2008

    It seems Woolworths' recent sale might be extended from and up to 50% pre-Christmas promotion to a closing down sale. The BBC reports that the retailer's administrator Deloitte has failed to find a buyer for the firm and suggests "fears are growing" for...

  • Internet may reach breaking point by end of year report claims
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    Internet may reach breaking point by end of year report claims

    By 21 January 2007

    The Internet could be about to reach breaking point according to new research by Deloitte. The report, which was published this week, says that one of the key possibilities for 2007 is that the Internet could be approaching its capacity. “The unrelenting...