Do Jessops still exist?

Do Jessops still exist?

The chain, which Jones’s PJ Investment Group bought out of administration in 2013, has been whittled down to just 17 shops. More than half its stores closed after it hit trouble in 2019. Jessops is considering a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) – an insolvency process that would enable it to cut its rents.

Who owns Jessops now?

Peter Jones-backed camera chain Jessops files to hire administrators. The company, which was bought by Mr Jones’s PJ Investment Group in 2013, currently employs 120 staff and runs 17 stores.

Why is Jessops failing?

Jessops is thought to have called in administrators after failing to win backing from landlords for an insolvency process known as a company voluntary arrangement which would have enabled store closures and rent cuts. Its collapse into administration comes after a similar move by Clintons, the card retailer.

How much did Jessops sell for?

ABN Amro paid £116 million for the company, in September 2002. The sale was completed the next month.

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Does Peter Jones own John Lewis?

Founder John Lewis handed control of Peter Jones to his son John Spedan Lewis in 1914 and it is now one of the chain’s flagships. Employee-owned John Lewis Partnership, which is also behind Waitrose, has been making a number of changes to its estate.

How did Peter Jones make his money?

He made his money through companies like Phones International Group, Red Letter Day and the Peter Jones TV production company. The businessman also has a broad portfolio of properties.

What companies does Peter Jones own?

His business portfolio is wide ranging and includes Expansys, Data Select, Jessops, Levi Roots, Red Letter Days, Wonderland Magazine and Bladez Toyz. Peter launched the Peter Jones Foundation in 2005, which runs the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and the Tycoon in Schools initiative.

Is Jessops gone into administration?

Jessops, the camera retailer owned by Dragons’ Den investor Peter Jones, has filed a notice to appoint administrators after it was affected by lockdown restrictions. The company, which was bought by Mr Jones in 2013, currently employs 120 staff and runs 17 stores.

What does Peter Jones own?

What is Peter Jones net worth?

According to the Sunday Times Rich List in 2021, Jones is worth an estimated £1.157bn….Peter Jones (entrepreneur)

Peter Jones CBE
Jones in 2012
Born 18 March 1966 Langley, Buckinghamshire, England
Occupation Entrepreneur, television personality
Known for Dragons’ Den American Inventor Tycoon