Exclusive: OnBuy ‘exploring possible synergy’ with Putman to save Wilko

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UK-based online marketplace OnBuy is exploring a “possible synergy” with HMV owner Doug Putman as they look to save Wilko, Retail Week can reveal.

OnBuy has put in a bid to save the Wilko brand and is thought to want to only acquire Wilko.com, while Putman is reported to be looking to acquire over 300 of its 400 stores.

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