Woolworths set to return to UK high streets

The company that launched Woolworths online could soon resurrect the retail icon's high street presence.

The company that launched Woolworths online could soon resurrect the retail icon's high street presence.

Shop Direct is considering opening 200 stores with the Woolworths brand, according to the Times.

Woolworths appointed Deloitte administrator in November last year after becoming a retail victim of the credit crunch.

The collapse left thousands of staff, including significant numbers of IT workers, facing redundancy.

Shop Direct revived Woolworths as an online store in June.

Woolworths.co.uk has been developed around the four most popular product categories of toys, children's wear, entertainment and party goods.

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