Jessops 'on verge of administration'

Jessops 'on verge of administration'

London : United Kingdom | Jan 09, 2013 at 6:47 AM PST
Source: Guardian Unlimited
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Retail Week reports PricewaterhouseCoopers has been lined up as administrator for Jessops. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian Jessops , the high street camera chain, is thought to be on the verge of administration with accountants poised take control of the business, putting 2,000 jobs... FULL ARTICLE AT Guardian Unlimited
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