Jessops Goes Into Administration

January 9, 2013 | Mark Goldstein | Websites | 2 Comments | |
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The UK’s biggest high-street camera retailer, Jessops, has today gone into administration, putting around 2,000 jobs at risk. The website now states “Please note that the Jessops website will not currently process any new orders however you are able to read product descriptions and articles, customer reviews and watch videos.” According to a BBC report, administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have commented “Trading in the stores is hoped to continue today but is critically dependent on these ongoing discussions. However, in the current economic climate it is inevitable that there will be store closures.” The sad news follows hot on the heels of last years closure of Jacobs Digital, which was the UK’s largest independent camera retailer before it collapsed at the start of October.

Website: BBC News

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#1 sam reid

IF jessops close what happens to anyone who recently purchased a camera or lenses or anything from them regarding warranty

1:45 am - Friday, January 11, 2013

#2 Rob

It's such a shame about Jessops but we all check prices online first and having such a large number of shops and staff means you can't compete on price..

12:02 pm - Friday, January 11, 2013