Mike Essex

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Except it is of course, as is everything I say and do online in a public space.

The same goes for you: whether you like it or not you represent your employer online every time you hit ‘update’.

HMV and Republic: are administrators ruining the value of websites?

With fashion chain Republic entering administration it came as no surprise that their website was taken down hours after the announcement.

Ecommerce sales stopped, pages dropped out of the Google index and their branding looked awful on the holding page.

Meanwhile its high street stores continued to trade whilst the Administrators decided what to do next, which begs the question: why?