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Final city Woolies store closes as experts warn of fresh woes

posted 6 Jan 2009, 06:05 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 6 Jan 2009, 06:07 ]
The last remaining Woolworths store in the Capital was today set to close – and retail experts have warned that many more prime sites in the city will lie empty as other chains join the casualty list.

Big W at Milton Link was due to shut for the last time at the end of today's trading, with all 103 members of staff losing their jobs.

The other four Woolworths branches in Edinburgh have already bitten the dust since the massive closure programme started on December 27.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News