300-year-old retailer enters administration

A retailer that has been trading in Derbyshire for over 300 years has entered administration. Bennetts (Irongate) Limited, which trades as the Bennetts Department Store in Derby and Ashbourne, has appointed Paul Mallatratt and Louise Freestone of Bridgewood Financial Solutions as joint administrators. Bennetts has been a stalwart of the Derbyshire high streets for over 300 years, with the first shop opening on Irongate, Derby in 1734. Despite this, administrators say its customer base has not been sufficient to sustain it throug... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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