Dreams in administration but orders and gift cards 'safe'
Dreams was placed into administration last night but its assets were immediately sold to a new company
6 March 2013
Use gift vouchers ASAP... don't get caught by store collapse
After HMV, Comet, Blockbuster and more, be wary about holding onto gift cards, and know your rights if you do
22 January 2013
Comet on the brink: Spend gift vouchers NOW
When companies hit the financial wall, administrators usually do not honour vouchers and do not give refunds for them
1 November 2012
JJB Sports in administration: Can you get your money back?
Shoppers can no longer use JJB Sports gift cards, return items, or receive unfulfilled online orders
3 October 2012
Shoppers should use JJB Sports gift cards
Shoppers should use JJB Sports giftcards soon, as it has today announced its intention to appoint administrators
24 September 2012
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