Brantano shuts down online trading

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Brantano has ceased online trading just days after falling into administration.

The retailer’s website, which sells major footwear brands including Reebok, Sketchers and Rocket Dog, now redirects online shoppers to a list of 73 physical stores which are still trading.

Following a failed search for a buyer, Brantano appointed Tony Barrell and Mike Jervis of PwC as joint administrators the same week that Jones Bootmaker, also owned by Alteri Investors, narrowly avoided the same fate.


READ MORE: Jones Bootmaker rescued in last-minute pre-pack administration deal


This is the second administration in as many years, having fallen into a similar state in January 2016 before being bought by Alteri a month later for £12.2 million.

Jones Bootmaker was bought in a last minute pre-pack deal by private equity firm Endless, after it looked dead set on being the second casualty for Alteri in a week.

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