Tag: Comet

Comet sold off for £2!

Electrical retailer Comet, who have a superstore in Woodside avenue, has been sold today to a private equity company for just £2 leaving employees to face an uncertain future. French parent company Kesa were anxious to offload the struggling chain after revenues dived by 22%. The bad news comes days after it was announced that…

Bye Bye Best Buy…

Best Buy Hedge End Opening

This Tuesday Best Buy is expected to announce the closure of its entire 11 store UK chain including its Hedge End’s electrical superstore after the company racked up debts of £83 million. The store on Charles Watts Way opened in May 2010 in the old Courts furniture shop which had stood empty for five years…