FORMER Woolworths workers who lost their jobs when the high street giant folded in January today defied the recession to open a new store.
One million shoppers logged on to the new Woolworths.co.uk site in its first week of trading, the company said today.
FORMER Woolworths bosses are reportedly planning to relaunch the chain under a different name.
IT is bitterly cold outside. And inside the gaping empty shell of Edinburgh's last trading Woolworths store, it's even colder.
WOOLWORTHS' remaining 200 stores have closed their doors for the last time, leaving more than 27,000 people unemployed.
THE last remaining Woolworths store in Edinburgh is to stay open for an extra day in a bid to sell off extra stock.
THERE was almost a party atmosphere in the Woolworths store in Stockbridge, Edinburgh.
EVEN as they prepared to sell the final bag of pic'n'mix, hang up their red corporate shirts and collect their P45s, Woolworths' workforce, it seems, could not be stripped of their sense of humour.
A QUARTER of Woolworths stores will close today as the end looms for the failed retailer.
WOOLWORTHS' final two weeks on Britain's high streets were mapped out yesterday as administrators released a schedule of closures.
ADMINISTRATORS at Woolworths have given details of the dates when each of its 807 stores will close over the next two weeks.
WOOLWORTHS' final two weeks on Britain's high streets were mapped out last night as administrators released a schedule of closures for the failed retailer.
SCRATCHED into the wood and metal of the service lift of one Woolies are the Christian names of some of its past employees: Andrew. Euan. Vicky. Even the odd heart indicating that love once blossomed here.
ALL Woolworths' stores will shut by January 5, administrators confirmed today.
WOOLWORTHS will launch a closing-down sale today after administrators said they had so far failed to find a buyer for the ailing retailer.
A former boss of struggling retail chain Woolworths is bidding to take over more than half the group's high street stores.
A FORMER Woolworths owner has confirmed he is looking at a possible bid to save the stricken retailer.
WOOLWORTHS is cutting 450 jobs from support operations, administrators Deloitte said yesterday – as it also revealed it was slashing 50 per cent off goods at the sweets-to-DVDs chain.