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Today’s episode of Retail-aggedon – Timber!

By Tom Winnifrith | Thursday 7 November 2019

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from ShareProphets). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

This operator of 525 outlets flogging gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery raised a stonking £62.5 million at 160p, c/o crony capitalists Investec in July of last year. Just imagine the fees it earned on that deal. Coke and hookers all round. After a profits warning today shares in TheWorks (WRKS)  are just 44p and the company will pretty soon be in net debt, in fact I suspect it already is. Yikes. Cue the ShareProphets National Anthem below….

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