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#014 ~ The Death Of A Giant | by Rick Nunn
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#014 ~ The Death Of A Giant

I thought this would be a sort of poignant image. For those that don't know, Woolworths is a department store that's been around since the early 1900's. So it's understandable that it's been a bit of an institution for some people in the UK. Growing up there was a "Woolies" in the next town, so as a kid I always used to get my "pick 'n' mix" along with food, drink, games, toys, the list goes on… At the end of December 2008 Woolworths went into administration & stopped trading, this caused 27,000 job to be lost across the UK. This broken sign is the only trace left (in the town that I work) of the once great "Woolies" Empire!

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Taken on January 14, 2009