Pocket Shop exits UK as last two shops close

Pocket Shop exits UK as last two shops close

Bonnier-owned retail chain Pocket Shop's stores in Hammersmith and Birmingham Airport have closed, with Waterstones taking over the lease for the Liverpool Street station branch. 

In a brief statement, Waterstones said:  "Waterstones has taken over the lease for the Pocket Shop location at Liverpool Street Station. All staff at the shop will remain in position." The shop, which opened at the London Underground station in 2016, has six members of staff. 

Pocket Shop, which first launched in Stockholm in 1989 selling paperbacks, opened its first UK branch in Birmingham Airport in July 2016 ...

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