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Ethel Austin owner Elaine McPherson is reported to have agreed with the administrators to buy the rump of the failed business.

Ethel Austin and Au Naturale stores will close another 81 stores in the next month according to administrators MCR.

More than 1,000 jobs will go when discount clothing retailer Ethel Austin closes 114 stores.

Around 1900 jobs will go at Merseyside discount clothes retailer Ethel Austin, after administrators announced the closure of more than a third of its stores and its distribution centre.

Discount retailer Ethel Austin has gone into administration for the second time in two years.

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