Blockbuster UK announces closure of 129 stores

  • DVD rental firm Blockbuster UK announced on Saturday it is to close 129 more stores after it went into administration last week.

    It has already given 31 stores notice of closure.

    The chain has 528 stores and 4,190 employees, out of which around 760 now face redundancy.

    On Wednesday, Deloitte was named as the accountancy firm that would take over running Blockbuster UK, which will keep trading while it tries to find a buyer.