Woolworths returns online

June 26, 2009

BBC reports on the return of the Woolworths brand, this time though not as a high street retailer, but as an online shop.

The Woolworths brand has begun trading as an online business, more than six months after the ex-High Street giant went into administration.

And despite my earlier comments, there will be pick and mix available online!


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Online Retailers Prosper

February 28, 2009

The BBC Click programme looks at how online retailers are going to prosper in the recession whilst high street retailers suffer, fall into administration and close.

The credit crunch might be bad news for high street stores who see fewer people step through their doors but it is proving to be good news for web retailers.

Many hope their green credentials and more secure payment systems will encourage more customers to take their mouse shopping rather than their car.

Woolworths is to be reborn

February 2, 2009

Woolworths is to be reborn but not on the high street it will be reborn online.

The Woolworths brand is to be relaunched as an online retailer after being bought by Daily Telegraph owners, Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay.

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Of course this means that there will not be a return of the Woolworths classic the pick and mix.