amazon fresh

Amazon's plans to grow Fresh grocery delivery service confirmed by job ad

The plans, revealed in a job ad, are the latest evidence of Amazon’s nationwide ambitions for its same-day fresh grocery service

Hardy's

Jobs at risk as Accolade Wines kicks off 'major strategic review'

The wine supplier is moving all of its European operations to the UK

Waitrose Leatherhead store

Waitrose jobs at risk in buying team consultation

Waitrose is consulting on a proposed new way of working for its commercial directorate

tulip

Troubled Danish Crown to cut up to 400 extra jobs

The Tulip owner is also looking to make up to £41m in savings. It follows an earlier bout of job and cost-cutting last November

tesco fish counter

Tesco’s counter-cutting move is ruthless but right for the business

Tesco admits at least 4,500 staff are expected to leave the business in the latest in a seemingly never-ending round of cuts

Tesco staff and customer

Tesco shake-up to see counters closed in up to 100 stores

The retailer said it believed new roles could be found for up to half of around 9,000 workers affected by the changes

Tesco Extra

Tesco confirms major restructure plans to staff

The UK’s biggest retailer is thought to be planning an overhaul of its fresh food counters and bakeries

marks and spencer

M&S confirms closure of further 17 stores

Thirty stores have already closed as part of M&S’s plan to shut more than 100 by 2022

Martin Yntema

AB InBev appoints new off-trade sales director

Martin Yntema, currently AB InBev’s country director for the Netherlands, replaces Jerry Maguire in the role

Deliveroo rider

Deliveroo grows UK rider workforce by two thirds this year

The rise had been driven by growth in orders and expansion into new parts of the UK…

Landm,ark Central Office

Unitas Wholesale to cut 20 jobs as part of Milton Keynes exit

MD Darren Goldney said the phased move would begin in April or May

lidl staff

Staff numbers at Lidl grew by 8% in year to February 2018

The retailer employed an average 20,630 people in the year to 28 February compared with 19,028 the year before

Argos fast track delivery

Argos invests £2.5m in new Croydon fulfilment centre

The retailer has invested £2.5m in the 69,000 sq ft fulfilment centre in Croydon

tulip

Tulip cuts 100 staff as profits continue to fall

Turbulence on the world market, low global prices for pork and a strong euro have battered profits 

Poundstretcher Brighton

Poundstretcher scraps newly hired regional controller team

All three told they have not improved sales and standards enough after seven weeks in job

Asda fish counter

No end to austerity at Asda, but are the latest cuts as savage as they seem?

It is the fifth big round of cuts in the past two years to affect management at its Leeds HQ and frontline store staff

Asda House

Asda announces plan to cut 2,500 jobs

A proposed consultation on the cuts is not due to start until 2019

doug gurr amazon one use

Amazon to create up to 1,000 new jobs at three UK sites

The internet giant is to open new offices in Manchester and increase capacity at its Edinburgh and Cambridge centres

Princes MSC range

Princes to close Chichester processing site

The company has “commenced a consultation with employees” and plans to close the Terminus Road site by the end of 2020

shoes

Say no to yes-men: contrarian candidates can be constructive

The drive toward a market hegemony shared by fewer and fewer larger companies has quickened as 2018 has progressed

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