A chain of electrical stores under the Comet name is to be launched in a bid to fill the gap in the market left by the now-defunct retailer.
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Tuesday 21 February 2012
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Tuesday 01 November 2011
The scale of the turnaround facing JJB Sports, the troubled sportswear retailer, was laid bare yesterday after it posted widening half-year losses and "rebudgeted" for lower sales.
Monday 15 August 2011
Furniture chain Lombok followed the UK arm of Habitat into administration today in a move resulting in the closure of nine stores.
Saturday 13 August 2011
The sportswear rivals JJB Sports and Sports Direct were given a lift yesterday after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) decided to close its long-running probe into alleged price fixing.
Friday 12 August 2011
Blacks Leisure, the embattled outdoor retail specialist, has hired an interim chairman to help turn around its fortunes ahead of a refinancing.
Monday 01 August 2011
Some 442 jobs were saved today after administrators of department store chain TJ Hughes announced an agreement to sell four stores to a housewares company.
Sunday 10 July 2011
JJB Sports could face refreshed interest from sports and fashion rival JD Sports.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
Hundreds of high street jobs were lost or put at risk today as the tally of retail failures mounted and more firms signalled plans to shut stores.
Thursday 26 May 2011
The chairman of JJB Sports has warned it could take up to five years to turn around the beleaguered sports equipment retailer as it posted full-year losses of £181m.
Monday 23 May 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
Struggling JJB Sports is to tap investors for £65m in an attempt to stabilise its precarious financial position.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
JJB Sports, the troubled sportswear retailer, lived to fight another day yesterday after creditors approved an insolvency procedure to safeguard its immediate future by shedding up to 89 stores and slashing its rent bill.
Monday 21 March 2011
JJB Sports received a boost over the weekend when one of the troubled sportswear retailer's landlords said it would vote in favour of its controversial insolvency procedure tomorrow.
Wednesday 16 March 2011
Saturday 12 March 2011
Another potential lifeline for the beleaguered JJB Sports disappeared yesterday when its rival high-street retailer, JD Sports Fashion, announced it was no longer interested in making a bid for the company.
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