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The Co-op Bookshop, Curious Planet enter voluntary administration

The University Co-operative Bookshop has entered voluntary administration. The company, which runs the retail network of 34 Co-op Bookshops and 63 Curious Planet (formerly Australian Geographic) stores, appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers as administrator on 24 November. In a statement, Co-op chairman Joe Merhi said ‘the combination of weak retail trading figures coming...

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