UK: Blacks Leisure to close 89 stores, cut 50 staff
By just-style.com | 30 September 2009
Beleaguered outdoor apparel retailer Blacks Leisure has unveiled plans to shut 89 loss-making stores and make 20% of its head office staff redundant as it continues to battle for survival.
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