Administrators plan closure of nine Vergo Retail department stores

Vergo Retail, owner of Lewis' of Liverpool, has fallen into administration

The administrators of Vergo Retail, the department store group which owns Lewis’ in Liverpool, Joplings in Sunderland and Robbs in Hexham, is set to close nine of its stores within the next month in an attempt to stem losses and keep the rest of the business trading.

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