Administrators confirm 41 Comet stores to close

The joint administrators of electrical retain chain Comet have today confirmed plans to close 41 Comet stores by the end of November, unless a buyer can be found for the business.

Troubled high street chain Comet.
Troubled high street chain Comet. Credit: Max Nash/PA Wire/Press Association Image

Closing down sales have begun at 27 stores across the country today and will begin in a further 14 stores early next week.

Administrators will look to redeploy staff from any stores which are closed.

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Comet to close 41 stores

Stricken electricals retail chain Comet will close 41 stores by the end of the month unless a buyer can be found, administrators confirmed today.