Derby department store set to be sold out of administration

Stricken Derby department store Bennetts has been sold to a mystery buyer - but the Ashbourne branch is set to close. The joint administrators of 300-year-old Bennetts has said that a sale of the Derby store has been agreed, subject to contract, adding that details of the buyer will be disclosed as soon as the sale completes, which both parties expect to be before the end of April. Paul Mallatratt, joint administrator, said: “We are very pleased to have achieved a sale in principle, which will ensure the iconic Bennetts brand ... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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