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More pain for shop landlords

More pain for shop landlords

If high-street landlords were hoping for a fresh start this January, they may already be disappointed. Though hardly unexpected, the collapse of two major retail chains within a week - HMV (HMV) and Jessops - is likely to compound the downward pressure on retail rents, which fell 1.3 per cent on average last year, reports data provider IPD.

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