Elsie returns from Majorca. She enjoyed herself but refuses to tell the girls what the sleeping arrangements were. Ron is annoyed that they were followed everywhere by a man who fancied Elsie. Elsie is pleased that he was jealous. Deirdre misses Ray. Emily offers her financial help. Deirdre decides she won't return to the Yard but will have to find another job. Mike discovers the boutique doesn't make much money. He is annoyed at the girls' attitude to work. Steve warns Suzie that Mike is watching her movements. She isn't bothered. Mavis agrees to do the food for the OAP supper. Mike catches Suzie and Gail in the Rovers half an hour before they're meant to close the shop. He tells Steve he's going to close down the boutique.