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Julie Meyer
Tony Caldeira
David Pollock
Brian Hay
Jennie Johnson
Debbie Pierce
Laura Tenison
Steve Purdham
Charlie Mullins
Michael Oliver
Richard O'Sullivan
Jeremy Roberts

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DVD and games rental firm Blockbuster has been sold to restructuring firm Gordon Brothers Europe.

Morrisons is buying 49 Blockbuster stores in a bid to expand the number of its Morrisons M local convenience stores.

Blockbuster is closing another 164 stores, putting around 800 jobs at risk.

Over 1,400 stores have been left at risk of closure or have already shut their doors after a disastrous month on the high street, with recent administrations threatening to push the national shop vacancy rate to a record high.

DVD and video game rental chain Blockbuster has become the latest victim of the crisis engulfing Britain's high street after it called in the administrators.

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  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.