Another well known store disappeared from the region's High Street and retail parks today - as Comet closed its last branches in the west. Stores in Swindon and Taunton shut their doors with those elsewhere around the region already gone.
Robert Murphy reports.
The last two Comet stores left in the region close tonight as another familiar name disappears from the High Street.
The superstores in Plymouth and Exeter employed dozens of people who are being made redundant a week before Christmas. Jonathan Gibson reports.
More than a hundred jobs have been lost in the region as Premier Foods and Comet close premises. Staff at the electrical retailer in Barnstaple and Yeovil have today been dismantling the shop units after redundancies were announced yesterday.
The Comet distribution centre in Exeter has also closed. Meanwhile Premier Foods is also shutting its Hovis bread site in Plymouth. Seth Conway's report here.
The electronics chain Comet has started closing down sales at its stores in Gloucester and Yeovil.
The firm has gone into administration - one of the biggest high street casualties since Woolworths in 2008.
Administrators Deloitte say that up to 41 stores may have to close nationally before the end of this month.
Staff at Comet in Barnstaple are dismantling the shop units today after being made redundant. 12 employees at the store have lost their jobs. Meanwhile, 33 workers at the Exeter distribution centre are also facing redundancy.