TOPSHOP staff say they are 'heartbroken' after news the stores will never reopen again. 

In a message for everyone to see on the Queen Street store window, staff wrote: "To all of our lovely customers of TSTM [Topshop, Topman] Oxford

"Thank you for all the smiles, the laughter and your loyalty to this store for the past five years.

Oxford Mail:

"We are heartbroken having to close our doors forever and will miss you all very much. 

"Stay safe, keep smiling and please support your local high street.

"Lots of love TSTM Oxford." 

Inside, the shop is empty and all the lights off. 

Earlier this month ASOS confirmed it has sealed the takeover of Topshop and three other brands from the collapse of the Arcadia retail empire for £265 million.


The online fashion retailer is buying Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT.

Administrators for Sir Philip Green’s retail group said Asos has paid an additional £65 million for current and pre-ordered stock.

ASOS told investors that it will take on around 300 employees as part of the deal, which will not include any of the brands’ stores.

Arcadia collapsed into insolvency at the start of December after pandemic closures further exacerbated the group’s troubles.


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