Grafton started it when they put Atlantic Homecare into examinership
Atlantic Homecare survival plan agreed - The Irish Times - Mon, Sep 17, 2012
Now B&Q are following suit
Examinership for B&Q Ireland - The Irish Times - Thu, Jan 31, 2013
It's all about exiting unviable leases and reducing rents in others. I wonder how many more will be following suit?