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1,377 jobs go as Jessops shuts

Administrators are to close all of the failed camera chain Jessops' stores, with the loss of 1,377 jobs.

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Viewers react to news of Jessops going into administration

[I'm] very sorry to hear that. My ex-husband and my son have spent a lot of money in Jessops over the years. So have I! But as others have said, online sales have brought a more reasonable price when people are strapped for cash.

– Linda Willis

It doesn't surprise me. My local Jessops is always empty and as a keen amateur photographer I noticed some of their equipment could easily be bought elsewhere sometimes at a third of the price ...

– Chris Ingall

In our small town, we have so many charity shops, banks, a 99p store, cash loan shops. [It's] pathetic really.

– Fanny Allen

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