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.
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