Monday, July 2, 2007
Kwik Save’s 3,000 workers are now entering their sixth week without pay. Scottish music retailer Fopp, collapsed. Its administrators have closed the shops to assess the gravity of the company’s financial position
Clothing retailers have been suffering after one of the wettest Junes in recent memory, forcing a number of chains to launch their summer sales early. 'You can't sell ice-cream when it's 15 degrees,' said one influential store chief. 'Clothing is generally soft, the economy is getting tougher.'