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What prompted Thorntons to become online-only?

Thorntons will continue to trade online and sell its products in supermarkets A BRIEF TIMELINE 1911: Thorntons was founded in Sheffield by Joseph William Thornton and his son Norman as a chocolate brand. Thornton co-opened the company’s first shop at 159 Norfolk Street. Norman was appointed manager at just 15, when Thornton handed over the […]