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New supply deals enable Peter’s Food Service to create jobs

Wales-based Peter’s will move to a two-shift operation later this month

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Calum Melville faces probe into Bargain World links

Scotland’s insolvency service is investigating whether Melville breached the terms of an undischarged bankruptcy

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Sainsbury’s shake-up has echoes of Tesco’s fightback - and it just might work

Mike Coupe’s ‘plan A’ could result in Sainsbury’s becoming more competitive

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City snapshot: M&S chief financial officer to step down

M&S’s chief financial officer Humphrey Singer has announed his decision to leave the business just as it formally exits the FTSE 100 index. Plus, PureCircle postpones annual results due to accounting issue and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Soap maker BeCo calls on employers to ‘steal’ its disabled staff

The social enterprise brand said it wanted to ‘close the disability unemployment gap’

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Morrisons to close four stores, risking hundreds of jobs

The supermarket said the decision had been taken after a review of the performance of its existing estate

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Up to 50 jobs at risk as Müller mulls closure of Aberdeen depot

The move is part of the processor’s Project Darwin cost-cutting drive

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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

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​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

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

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

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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

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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…

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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.

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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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