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Last Day to Find a Bargain as Comet Closes

It's the end of the line for retail park electronics chain Comet, which blinks out of existence today, its last day of trading. The administrators are "pulling a Woolworths" too, with shop fittings, shelving and more all up for grabs. Read More >>

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Everyone Rent a Van and Head to Comet -- FIRE SALE NOW ON

The previously trailed fire sale of Comet's lovely ranges of fridges, TVs and iPod docks has begun, with the chain now selling off its stock on the cheap today. And look, they have invoked the black and yellow colour scheme. This is going to be huge. Read More >>

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Most Comet Gift Cards Accepted Again, Unless They're Insurance Jobs

The administrator acting on behalf of the doomed retail chain has lifted its ban on buying stuff with any Comet gift cards you might have, which should help people load up with cheap microwaves when that super sale eventually gets under way. It won't yet take pre-paid cards issued on behalf of other corporations, though, such as payment vouchers used to replace stuff as part of an insurance claim. [Deloitte] Read More >>

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Gentlemen, Open Your Wallets -- Comet Fire Sale Coming Soon

The UK economy is about to get a little boost, as the administrators of retail chain Comet prepare to launch a massive sale to dump all of its stock. It's sad, and people will lose their jobs, but on the plus side we might be able to get a cheap washing machine and a spare fridge out of it. Read More >>

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Comet Admits Defeat and Calls in the Administrators

The sad news about the doomed financial status of electrical chain Comet has been confirmed, with the store announcing plans to call in the administrators next week. The chain's web site is currently offline, while administrator Deloitte assembles some sort of closure and/or sale and salvage plan. [The Register] Read More >>

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6,000 Jobs at Risk as Comet Ponders Administration

The retail parks of the country might be about to lose one of their most dedicated leaseholders, with struggling UK electronics retailer Comet said to be about to slump into administration. Read More >>

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Comet Electrical Chain Sold For... £2

Retail park based electrical chain Comet has found itself a new home, with existing owner Kesa selling the entire franchise, all the stores and stock, to a private company. For £2. Read More >>

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