LUBBOCK, Texas, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — South Plains Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPFI) (“South Plains” or the “Company”), the parent company of City Bank (“City Bank” or the “Bank”), today reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.
Curtis Griffith, South Plains’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “I am very proud of our employees for their hard work and dedication to our customers and communities during this unprecedented time. They have kept the Bank’s operations running smoothly and maintained a high level of service and support for our customers. As the number of COVID-19 cases started to spike in Texas in June, we made the decision to close our branch lobbies once again to appointment-only service while keeping our drive-through windows in operation. Overall, we continue to operate very effectively through our drive-through windows and are successfully transitioning our customers to our digital banking platforms. Importantly, … Read More
Sports retailer and gym group DW Sports has said it is to tumble into administration, with 1,700 employees at risk.
The company was expected to appoint insolvency specialists after its income was wiped out by the protracted closure of stores and gyms during lockdown.
DW Sports, which was founded by former Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, operated 73 gyms and 75 retail sites across the UK but announced plans to shut 25 of its stores last month.
The company said it will now wind down its retail business for good, with its website ceasing trading with immediate effect and closing-down sales starting at its 50 remaining stores.
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It plans to protect as many jobs and gyms as possible through the restructuring process.
DW Sports stressed that Fitness First, which is a sister company of DW, will continue to
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