Remaining 91 Blockbuster stores to close

All remaining UK Blockbuster stores are to close within days after administrators were unable to find a buyer

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Administrators: Blockbuster closures 'regrettable'

It is with regret that we have to make today's announcement, we appreciate this is a difficult time for all concerned and would like to thank staff for their professionalism and support over the past month.

Unfortunately, we were unable to secure a buyer for the group as a going concern and as a result had to take the regrettable action to close the remaining stores.

– Blockbuster joint administrators Simon Thomas and Nick O'Reilly

91 remaining Blockbuster stores to close by Monday

All remaining stock will be sold by Sunday with discounts of up to 90% Credit: Press Association

The remaining 91 Blockbuster stores will cease operating by Monday, with the loss of 808 jobs, it has been announced.

The chain had 264 stores and a 2,000-strong workforce when it went into administration last month but these have now all disappeared as a series of phased closures were announced.


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