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Woolworths to shut up shop by 5 Jan

Woolworths to shut up shop by 5 Jan

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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

Woolworths failing to find a buyer

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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... >>

Credit Crunch Christmas: 8GB iPod nano 3G for £70

Credit Crunch Christmas: 8GB iPod nano 3G for £70

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Today's Christmas bargain takes the form of an 8GB iPod nano that's offered for a shade under £70. One of eXpansys' one-day special offers, the price drop is only available between 11am and 4pm today - and only via the links below - so you'll need to... >>

Woolworths to cut prices up to 50%

Woolworths to cut prices up to 50%

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Woolworths administrator Deloitte has told MCV that the troubled high street retailer will launch its "Biggest Ever Sale" tomorrow that will see massive half price discounts. Deloitte said: "We anticipate increased footfall in the stores and have hired... >>

BBC dragon eyes up Woolworths

BBC dragon eyes up Woolworths

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According to the Beeb, none other than Dragon's Den star Theo Paphitis may be about to say, "I'm in" and save the floundering retailer, Woolworths. Deloitte, which was appointed Woolworths' administrator on 26 November, said there had been "substantial... >>

Zavvi forced to stop selling DVDs, games and CDs online

Zavvi forced to stop selling DVDs, games and CDs online

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Online and high street retailer Zavvi has been forced to stop selling DVDs, games and CDs through its website pretty much bringing its online sales to a halt. It turns out that the main supplier of the retailer's stock is Entertainment UK - a unit of... >>

Credit Crunch Christmas: WowWee Rovio

Credit Crunch Christmas: WowWee Rovio

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In the first of our Credit Crunch Christmas gift suggestions, we are bringing you news of an offer from online retailer eXpansys that sees £55 off the cost of a WowWee Rovio mobile Wi-Fi webcam robot. However, you'll have to be quick smart about it if... >>

Woolies appointing administrators

Woolies appointing administrators

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We previously reported that Woolworths was trying to sell its DVD publishing business to BBC Worldwide in a bid to keep the administrators from the door. The retailer's shares were apparently suspended this morning while it bashed out what could be a... >>

Woolworths to sell DVD ops to BBC Worldwide

Woolworths to sell DVD ops to BBC Worldwide

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It's already stopped selling CDs but now highstreet retailer Woolworths is about to make another drastic move to save itself. According to Media Week, it is going to sell its DVD publishing operation to BBC Worldwide. The retailer's shares have apparently... >>

MP3-compatible campaign and logo launches

MP3-compatible campaign and logo launches

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Seven of the UK's music download retailers have launched a campaign that identifies music in the MP3 format. Angled "to help consumers make the most of the growing availability of music in the universally compatible MP3 format", the campaign will get... >>