Jessops Closure Impact

Leicester-based Jessops, which has been on our high streets since 1935, has gone into administration, the first big name to go under in 2013.

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Chamber of Commerce "hugely disappointed" by Jessops' closure

"We're hugely disappointed but we also recognise that the business was in great difficulty and was adversely affected by internet trading. Unfortunately for Jessops, the ability to buy cameras online has had a dramatic impact on the firm."

– Martin Traynor, Chief Executive of the Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce

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