The store makes thousands of pounds every day, but it also costs a lot of money to run .
People like visiting the store, but they prefer to buy things elsewhere.
He is being told that fewer people are buying things in the store than last year.
He is worried.
This shop has no branches, but sells things to people who have computers. When a customer buys something, it is put in a box and sent to their home.
This is called internet shopping.
Internet shopping is cheaper because there are no shops to pay for.
The directors are talking about how they can stop the store from closing.
They either need to sell more things or spend less money running the store.
The store can save money if it gets rid of Colin.
The man in the front is very interested in the pretty lady's green coat, but he knows that it will be cheaper on the internet.
This is called a sweat shop. In a sweat shop people work very hard to make clothes that can be sold for much more money than they cost to make.
The internet shop sells the green coat for £195.
Miss Pettiman works in the Human Resources department. She is telling Pam that the store cannot afford to employ her any more.
Pam is very upset. She has just bought a house with her husband .
He is unhappy because he is going to be replaced by a computer.
With fewer staff, the store will lose less money.
But unless it can sell things at the same price as the internet shop, the store may still have to close.