Habitat (and many other businesses) DEAD

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  1. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    THE LAURA ASHLEY BROADMOOR COLLECTION
     
  2. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    Carphone Warehouse also DEAD.
     
  3. SDF

    SDF Bigger Than Us, OUT NOW

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    I’m more surprised that Laura Ashley was still kicking about
     
  4. SDF

    SDF Bigger Than Us, OUT NOW

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    Carphone warehouse actually did have some good deals, even if it was like stepping in to a car dealership
     
  5. octophone

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    I think they're just closing their standalone stores rather than being properly dead.
     
  6. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Indeed. Ours closed a couple of years back and I guessed it was long gone everywhere.

    In a strange reversal of usual practice, it’s turned into quite a successful pub now.
     
  7. Ag

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    Ours still existed and had been in the same place for as long as I can remember. Always a sale on. Not necessarily for me, but they had some cute stuff.
     
  8. Ag

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    54 of 70 YO! Sushi branches will permanently close from now due to Coronavirus.
     
  9. Sheena

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    That’s both shocking and a disaster. I presumed they were doing really well.
     
  10. Diddy

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    Permanently?! Jesus!

    Considering what a mind boggling mark up they have on actual Japanese food, I was surprised :o

    what’s next?! Pizza Express went too, Eurovision... if Nando’s goes then I don’t know what I’ll do
     
  11. Diddy

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    Mind you, I guess Yo Sushi have airport branches that can’t be doing too well now?
     
  12. Diddy

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    Do they still make Corona lemonade?
     
  13. octophone

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    Wow. That's disaster recovery measures - keep a small number of stores and rebuild from there.
     
  14. Sheena

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    Where did you see this? I couldn't find it this morning...but then I guess no one is reporting ANYTHING
     
  15. SDF

    SDF Bigger Than Us, OUT NOW

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    I always find Yo Sushi a bit overpriced for what it is
     
  16. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    A bit?
     
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  17. Ag

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    I think it was hidden away in a Guardian live blog.

     
  18. Sheena

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    Oh Yo Sushi is VERY overpriced, but they usually accept Blue Light card or the suchlike, which means my other half as an NHS worker gets 50% off, and makes it really good value.

    The sushi itself is ok rather than great, but that's what you get with a chain.
     
  19. Sheena

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    I hope my "local" (not local but where I go to cinema) stays. It's always packed and I quite often get takeaway.
     
  20. Ag

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    Pizza Express still exists.
     
  21. Ag

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    I'm not mad about it. It's nice if I'm in a shopping centre or wherever but there's none nearby and I don't feel like I'm missing out.
     
  22. Diddy

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    oh really? That’s good, I was partial to a Fiorentina.

    they were in the shit though, right? I remember the outpouring of sympathy to SuRie
     
  23. Ag

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    Oh yes... I think... they got saved.
     
  24. Diddy

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    I have to wonder how much money they can lose when they serve dough balls for the best part of a fiver
     
  25. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    If pizza express folded, they'd be calzone express.

    I'll get my coat.
     
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  26. Ag

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    And where do you think you're going?
     
  27. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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    pub?
     
  28. octophone

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    Fuck me, has it come to this? Go and self-isolate for a week and think about what you've just done.
     
  29. Diddy

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    you should get your hazmat suit
     
  30. VoR

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    Brighthouse DEAD

    A hideous company, but obviously bad news for the employees.
     
  31. Ag

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    Carluccio also dead.
     
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  33. big ron

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    Good.
     
  34. Indie

    Indie REMAIN INDOORS

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  35. Shirley

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    Isn't DEBENHAMS pretty much DEAD too?
     
  36. lolly

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    Cath Kidston so soon after Laura Ashley? Where on earth will I buy a floral apron now?
     
  37. Ag

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    Where will I buy my mother overpriced gifts?

    I'm sure they'll stay online.
     
  38. Rita

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    Yes. That will be another MASSIVE gap in most high streets.
     
  39. Kate

    Kate dumps like a truck

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    I will be sad about Debenhams :(
     
  40. octophone

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    Twitter being very mean about Cath Kidston. It'll be one of our favourite retailers soon enough. After all, do you think HMV will survive empty stores for 3 months?
     

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