Deathwatch: End of the road for Focus DIY
Sadly, it looks as though the Focus DIY dream is finally at an end. An announcement is expected to be made today stating that the remaining 120 Focus stores are to close, with the imminent loss of 3,000 jobs.
The administrators have handed the stores over to liquidators and the stores will trade for a month in an attempt to raise cash and pay off creditors. Which could mean major reductions and bargains galore for shoppers. If they can face up to buying those bargains from morose sales dole-bound sales assistants.