Festive season brings retail administrations

Retail bloodbath as further chains fall into administration over festive period

Many retailers are teetering on the brink of collapse including gifts specialist Past Times and toy chain Hawkins Bazaar as footwear chain Barratts’ concession business folded following an unsuccessful attempt to find a buyer.

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