.1969 Chain sold to Radio Rentals owner Thorn Electrical Industries. The stores are converted from rental to retail and rebranded as Rumbelows. 1995 Thorn sells off Rumbelows stores to German PC retailer Escom. 1996 Escom ceases trading following financial difficulties.
Daunt Books in London \\ I may have possibly stepped in here a couple years ago. There's a splendid little street full of bookshops just off Charing Cross Road...now, just to go back with time and money to shop!