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3000 Comet job losses expected

Administrators for the electrical retail chain Comet has announced 125 store closures, which is expected to trigger around 3,000 job losses. Around 330 jobs have been gone today.

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Administrators: Gift cards can be used at Comet

Gift cards can now be used at Comet stores Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

The administrators of the electrical retailer Comet says that gift cards can be used again after a temporary suspension was lifted.

Deloitte thanked customers for their patience after a ban was put in place to give them time to assess the company's finances.

It's hoped that a buyer can be found for the business which employs some 6,600 people across the UK.

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