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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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Administrator: 'Extensive discussions' failed to save Jessops

Jessops administrator Pricewaterhouse Cooper said it held "extensive discussions" with suppliers, but it was apparent that the camera chain could not continue to trade.

PwC's Rob Hunt said stock would be collected from the shops and taken to a warehouse, where it would be returned to suppliers.

As a result of the closure of the shops, Hunt added that customers would not be able to return products.

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