Today administrators closed Comet’s distribution centre in Harlow, leaving 70 stores to stay open until Comet sells its remaining stock, with 118 more closures planned.
"I've been with the company over 20 years. To be told within 5 days that you've lost your job, it's like a kick in the teeth, it's like losing everything" said one former employee.
ITV News' Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports:
The large distribution hub in Harlow in Essex has become the biggest Comet site so far to close, with 172 people losing jobs.
Around 6,500 retail jobs are under threat as electricals chain Comet became the latest casualty on the high street.