Play.com shutting down retail sales soon...

(4 Posts)
NetworkGuy Tue 15-Jan-13 09:48:23

... and only running 'marketplace' to take a cut of trader sales

From the > Guardian article <
"Online retailer Play.com is to shut down its retail business following the UK government's closure of a loophole allowing it to sell VAT-free CDs and DVDs from the Channel Islands.

The company is reportedly making 147 staff redundant in Jersey as well as 67 in its Cambridge and Bristol offices as a result of the move, ..."

TotallyBS Tue 15-Jan-13 13:27:04

iTunes and movie streaming has been killing cd/DVD retailers during the last few years (HMV anyone?)

The HMRC thing is the final nail as opposed to the cause of Play's problems

ladyWordy Tue 15-Jan-13 15:47:06

shock
Thanks NetworkGuy, had missed this.

bran Tue 15-Jan-13 15:49:15

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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