Wilko: jobs to be lost and stores closed as attempts to find buyer fail

Exterior of Wilko store

Wilko’s administrator has concluded that jobs will be lost and stores will close after it failed to find a buyer for the whole business. 

PwC has announced that, although there has been interest in parts of the business, it has become clear that potential buyers have not been focused on the group as a whole.

As a result, Wilko staff have been alerted to the likely redundancies and closures that will follow. 

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