camera chain

camera chain

[′kam·rə ′chān]
(communications)
A television camera, associated amplifiers, a monitor, and the cable needed to bring the camera output signal to the control room.
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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.
Camera chain 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.
The camera chain endured similar choppy waters to Wolves in 2012 and is now defunct.
Shutters came down on camera chain Jessops which started closing all its 187 stores earlier this month with the loss of 1,370 jobs, only two days after going administration.
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.
HMV's 4,350 staff face an uncertain future as the group became the latest in a run of highprofile retail collapses following the demise of camera chain Jessops, which shut its Cardiff store at the weekend, and electricals group Comet.
The camera chain was founded in Leicester in 1935 by Frank Jessop.