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Entries in 'Comet' (7)

Deloitte to face investigation over Comet liquidation

Deloitte to face investigation over Comet liquidation

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Business Secretary Vince Cable is to launch an investigation into three accountants who oversaw Comet’s liquidation.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 25th 2014 at 11:12AM
'We will challenge Dixons' monopoly' - Lewison's

'We will challenge Dixons' monopoly' - Lewison's

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Lewison's, the up and coming UK electricals retailer, says it 'exists to change the status quo' and wants to challenge Dixons' domination of the market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 4th 2014 at 10:24AM
First Lewisons electricals store opens in Bournemouth

First Lewisons electricals store opens in Bournemouth

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New consumer electronics and white goods retail chain Lewisons will open its first store in Bournemouth this weekend (December 21st to 22nd).

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 20th 2013 at 12:14PM
Comet name U-turn as Clive Coombes plans to open Lewison's stores instead

Comet name U-turn as Clive Coombes plans to open Lewison's stores instead

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Clive Coombes, who had announced his intention to resurrect the Comet name as Meridian Comet, will now instead launch an electrical retail business known as Lewison’s.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 9th 2013 at 2:49PM

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Comet name to be resurrected this autumn as Meridian Comet

Comet name to be resurrected this autumn as Meridian Comet

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Clive Coombes, who previously failed to save the electrical retailer Comet as it collapsed last November, has announced his plans to launch the new retailer ‘Meridian Comet’ this autumn.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 16th 2013 at 11:19AM
Creditors lose £1.9bn thanks to the collapse of big-name retailers

Creditors lose £1.9bn thanks to the collapse of big-name retailers

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Since the start of last year, taxpayers, suppliers and landlords have lost £1.9bn due to the collapse of retailers such as HMV and Comet.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 1st 2013 at 12:33PM
Former Comet owner hopes to buy back retailer's tax losses

Former Comet owner hopes to buy back retailer's tax losses

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Former Comet owner Hailey Acquisitions could profit from the retailer’s tax losses.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2013 at 1:01PM