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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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Job losses as Comet distribution centre in Harlow is closed

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:

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