Blockbuster administrators to close 129 stores

Administrators to Blockbuster have said they plan to close 129 stores over the coming weeks, in addition to 31 which had already been put on notice of closure.

The company has 528 stores. Administrators have announced 160 stores will close.
The company has 528 stores. Administrators have announced 160 stores will close. Credit: Press Association

During this time there will be a number of closing down promotions across the stores.

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160 Blockbuster stores to close

Blockbuster's administrators have confirmed they will close 129 stores, in addition to the 31 already announced. The company has 528 stores employing 4,190 staff.