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The Works In Administration

MrSharpshooter Avatar
8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
I was in today buying a book when I saw that there was notice at the counter saying that The Works was in Administration .

I can't seem to find this mentioned anywhere on the net or even the website , but this could well have only happened this week . Only downside is if The Works does close the only shop selling books where I live is WHSmith :(
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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
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#2
Thanks :thumbsup:
banned#3
Shame, but I have noticed plenty of other companies opening where our local Works are that have been using the same business model making the market a lot more difficult for The Works to operate in.
#4
Gutted...really like this shop and often buy not only books from there.

Be sad if we loose them from the high street.
#5
Well, the Administrators will obviously try and keep it going - I guess the best thing any loyal customer can do is go for a shop!! :)

Maybe keep an eye out for bargains if Administrators try to cut their losses...

Do they own The Card Factory or not?
#6
duckmagicuk2
Do they own The Card Factory or not?


I've got a feeling they might do
#7
That's a shame, especially if this involved Card Factory as I think they are one of the best card shops around. Another company who took over a struggling company, and are now struggling themselves. Surely other companies must be very wary at the moment of taking on any extra financial burden.
#8
Anyone know who has bought them ? I was reading a news article published just over a week ago saying that there was 1 private buyer and 5 private equity firms interested.

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