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Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 16:30 GMT
Deloitte has completed the sale of Blockbuster UK to Gordon Brothers Europe. The firm purchased the brand license, 264 stores, and the 2,000 jobs which came with the buy. “Having identified a profitable core portfolio of stores we are pleased to have achieved this sale for creditors,” joint administrator Lee Manning stated. “Together with the previously announced store sales more than half of the original estate has been secured for ongoing use. This transaction provides Blockbuster a future in the UK.” The amount paid for the chain was not disclosed. Thanks, MCV.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 15:05 GMT
Deloitte has said further Blockbuster store closures will occur in the UK. At present the stores closing are ones already announced, according to the administration firm, but there will be more as the administration process continues. Blockbuster went into administration in January and 160 out of 500 stores were tagged for closure, with Morrisons picking up 49 locations for its own business chain. Thanks, MCV.
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 | 14:41 GMT
Deloitte has confirmed 160 Blockbuster stores will be closed as part of the administration process announced earlier this week.
Mon, May 07, 2012 | 03:56 BST
A mix of announced and unannounced Wii U titles have shown up in what is purported to be Blockbuster UK’s internal release database.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 | 21:16 BST
A Blockbuster UK flier has PS Vita down for an October 28 release in the country, if an advertisement sent in by an IGN reader is authentic. According to the listing, the handheld is also down for a release the same day in Europe. Sony told IGN Vita would get a “phased global release” this holiday season, but failed to confirm whether Europe would be part of this phase or not. Blockbuster has yet to get back with IGN on the matter.