Blockbuster closes 23 Scots stores

People walk past Blockbusters store (file photo 2010)
Blockbuster UK has closed more than 100 outlets in the past few years

DVD rental firm Blockbuster is to close 23 stores in Scotland, after it went into administration earlier this month.

The stores, as reported, which employ more than 100 staff, include four in Edinburgh, four in Glasgow and two in Dundee.

The remaining 43 stores will remain open while attempts are made to find a buyer.

UK-wide 760 jobs will go, with 129 further stores closing and 368 still trading. It had already given 31 stores notice of closure.

The chain has 528 stores and employs 4,190 staff.

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