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Can Tesco reimagine Metro for its new convenience purpose?

Job cuts and store overhauls are due for Tesco’s 153 Metro stores

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Retail staff vacancies in ‘substantial’ decline, figures reveal

Retail ranked bottom of the league table compared with other sectors

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How can Tesco maintain the customer experience with 4,500 job cuts?

Tesco claims the move will help it ‘serve customers better’ – but it will leave fewer staff to shoulder the same workload


​Media Bites 6 August: Tesco, M&S/Ocado, Takeaway.com/Just Eat

Usdaw said its Tesco members were ”shocked and dismayed”

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Tesco to cut 4,500 jobs in round of operational changes

The operational changes will mainly focus on its 153 Metro stores

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EeBria launches online drinks industry jobs platform

EeBria Jobs will show listings initially from suppliers that work with EeBria


Lidl hunts senior customs specialist as no-deal Brexit threat looms

The supermarket has created a new customs department to deal with importing challenges


Waitrose to close seven stores with 677 jobs affected

It’s the third round of store closures announced by the retailer since June last year


Tailor made: MPs’ fast fashion report has lessons for sales

The Environmental Audit Committee recently delivered a rather damning verdict on the contemporary fashion supply chain

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Amazon announces plan to add 2,000 jobs to UK workforce

New roles will be created across the UK for engineers, software developers, data scientists and cloud and machine learning…


Scottish dairy business McQueens to create 100 jobs in ‘ambitious’ expansion push

McQueens Dairies has revealed an “ambitious” multi-million expansion plan which will see the creation of up to 100 new jobs within two years.


Morrisons promises no job losses in transfer of staff to Wincanton

The retailer is outsourcing its transport department at three sites and five vehicle maintenance departments

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Allied Bakeries to cease production at Cardiff site

The cost-cutting move will see the Kingsmill site operate as a logistics centre only

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Abel & Cole to scale up workplace delivery service in London

The online organic food specialists launched Fed by Abel & Cole in March


Lidl's Ireland home delivery partner recruits London-based manager

The grocery delivery specialist is expected to begin a UK rollout this year after securing €1m in investment since January

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Driver shortage leaving vacancies unfilled in logistics sector

The study found the average age of an HGV driver was 48, and 13% of drivers working in the UK were EU nationals

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Majority of Jamie Oliver restaurants closed with loss of 1,000 jobs

KPMG confirmed all but three of the eateries had been closed, resulting in approximately 1,000 redundancies


Up to 40% of Waitrose buyers lose jobs after consultation

Technical and product development roles will also be centralised

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2 Sisters set to close another poultry site as part of restructure

The move is the latest in a bid to turn the poultry giant’s fortunes around

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Aldi responds to wave of job enquiries with careers chatbot

The ‘careers bot’ answers questions from job hopefuls on Facebook Messenger and directs them to relevant opportunities



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