SX9292 : Jessops, Exeter

taken 9 years ago, near to Exeter, Devon, Great Britain

Jessops, Exeter
Jessops, Exeter
An unfortunate staff member in the closed Exeter store on the High Street is spending a lot of time explaining the situation, presumably with former customers.
The Jessops Group Ltd

Jessop's were formed in Leicester in 1935 by Frank Jessop.

They were once the largest specialist supplier of photographic equipment in the UK. At their peak they had 335 stores. In 2007 the company suffered financial crisis, due to increased competition from supermarkets and internet retailers, and had to close some stores.

In January 2013 the company went into administration and its 187 remaining stores across the UK closed on January 11th with the loss of 1,370 jobs.

The brand was bought by entrepreneur Peter Jones and relaunched on 28 March 2013. Up to 30 stores are expected to re-open.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9221 9280 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.4875N 3:31.7085W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9221 9281
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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