The Works

  • The Works
    Analysis

    Why low prices are not enough

    2008-02-07T15:42:00Z

    People may be watching what they spend, but that hasn’t saved value specialists from collapse. George MacDonald surveys their prospects as they enter another tough year

  • Opinion

    Don’t just blame the market

    2008-02-07T11:07:50Z

    It gives no one at Retail Week any pleasure that last week’s front page story about The Works being on the brink of administration came true even more quickly than expected.

  • Opinion

    The Works’ collapse has a silver lining

    2008-02-05T10:56:59Z

    Having lunch last Friday in a typical property haunt, I noticed one agent give another a knowing nod. He was referring to the collapse of bargain books retailer The Works, which went into administration that day.

  • News

    The Works enters administration

    2008-02-01T10:38:42Z

    Bargain bookseller The Works has gone into administration, as reported in this week’s issue of Retail Week.