Sunday, 15 September, 2019

Jobs go as Poundworld in Rotherham is to close

Poundworld store closures: Full list of ANOTHER 80 closures HERE | Daily Star Poundworld in Canterbury to close as axe falls on 80 stores
Rhonda Young | 17 July, 2018, 19:25

EIGHT people will lose their jobs when Poundworld's Birkenhead branch closes its doors next week.

The discount retailer announced it was shutting 25 shops earlier this week, resulting in almost 250 redundancies.

"We would like to thank all the employees for their continued support and commitment during this hard time".

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The injured were carried to the district hospital at Reasi by locals in their private cars where only one doctor was on duty. People complained that no ambulance came to the spot even after numerous phone calls.

Deloitte said the closure of the stores would not affect the potential sale of part, or parts, of the remaining business, "with discussions continuing with interested parties".

"We are keeping staff appraised of developments as they happen".

Poundworld's founder Chris Edwards was ruled out as a possible buyer last week, though the founder of rival Poundland is understood to be in talks over a possible rescue.

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It is the biggest chain by number of employees this year to fall into insolvency, just over four months after the same fate befell Maplin and Toys R Us.

Rochdale Online asked why our local stores have signs present in the windows suggesting their closure.

"Retailers" problems are caused by a decade of weak growth, new consumer behaviour - buying online but also spending more on experiences, travel and eating out - higher labour costs, uneconomic rents and business rates'.

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The initial merger sought to build the biggest television company in America, with reach into 233 stations across 108 markets. The main concern about Sinclair was its political leanings and its "must-run" features that were considered to be pro-Trump.

The company's 5,000 employees have been facing a bleak future since the company went into administration last month.

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