Up to 800 retail jobs are at risk as butchery chain Crawshaw Group collapses into administration and Mothercare cuts head office job amid tough times on the UK high street.
Up to 54 stores employing 600 people could close if a buyer for Crawshaw Group cannot be found.
The Yorkshire-based company, which was founded in 1954, expected to appoint administrators on Wednesday who will try to find buyers for the business and its assets.
Crawshaw has 42 high street shops and 12 factory outlets across the Midlands and north of England. It has been talking to investors for the past month but has failed to raise the funds it needed to survive in its current form.
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