skip to main content
  • *
  • *
Find Insight DIY on
* * *

UK DIY News

Bathstore Collapses Into Administration

Bathstore store 725 x 500.jpg

Following on from recent speculation about its future, it has been confirmed that bathroom retailer Bathstore has collapsed into administration.

Administrators BDO advised that the company was continuing to trade but installations have stopped while the company seeks a buyer for the business. 

Ryan Grant, BDO business restructuring partner, said: "Despite significant investment into the business over the past five years, Bathstore has struggled to overcome the well-documented challenges facing the UK retail sector.

"The appointment was made after several months of difficult trading, and the failure of ongoing talks to find a buyer for the business."

Over 500 jobs and 135 stores are at risk. 

Bathstore's Twitter and Instagram accounts have disappeared from their respective platforms.

Hilco, which owns Homebase, reportedly has an interest in the business.

Source : Insight DIY Team

For all the very latest news and intelligence on the largest UK home improvement and garden retailers, sign up for the Insight DIY weekly newsletter. 

26 June 2019

Related News

view more UK DIY News
*

Insight provides a host of information I need on many of our company’s largest customers. I use this information regularly with my team, both at a local level as well as with our other international operations. It’s extremely useful when sharing market intelligence information with our corporate office.

*
Paul Boyce - European CEO, QEP Ltd.
Newsletters

Don't miss out on all the latest, breaking news from the DIY industry