Woolworths could sell its 800 high street stores for just £1 to a US company that specialises in takeovers of distressed businesses.
Just weeks after arriving as chief executive, Steve Johnson has opened talks with Hilco about a deal that would offload the shops and allow Woolworths to focus on its 2entertain and EUK media and distribution businesses.
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There's a chart there for the stock value. I've been watching CNBC for almost the past hour. Chart after chart for company after company looks just like that one. Down down down.