The Cardiff branch was one of six in Wales which were saved in 2013 after the high street retailer became a financial casualty following the collapse of other big names such as camera chain
Jessops and electrical giant Comet.
The camera chain
is back in the black under the ownership of Dragons' Den star Peter Jones and is opening six new stores, plus new stores in Sainsbury's supermarkets.
Peter's business investments include camera chain
Jessops, Reggae Reggae Sauce firm Levi Roots and radio-controlled toys and gadgets company Bladez Toyz.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: Around 2,000 jobs at camera chain
Jessops were under threat after the group collapsed into administration BIRTHDAYS: Joan Baez, singer, pictured, 73; Jimmy Page, rock guitarist, 70; Freddie Starr, comedian, 71; Crystal Gayle, singer, 63; Joely Richardson, actress, 49; Jimmy Adams, former cricketer, 46; The Duchess of Cambridge, pictured, 32, Paolo Nutini, singer/ songwriter, 27.
Blockbuster is one of several High Street names to have been affected by online competition, including camera chain
Jessops, music and DVD group HMV, and electrical chain Comet.
The retail sector has been battered by a wave of failures this year, with entertainment retailer HMV and camera chain
Jessops both entering administration in January.
Jessops has been relaunched by which Dragons' Den star?
Summary: Around 2,000 jobs at camera chain
Jessops are under threat after the group collapsed into administration on Wednesday.
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Blockbuster went into administration last week, just days after music giant HMV went bust and camera chain
Other retailers to collapse recently include camera chain
Jessops and electricals group Comet, which also cited online competition online as a major reason for their downfall.
The camera chain
was founded in Leicester in 1935 by Frank Jessop.