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M&S confirms closure of further 17 stores Subscription

15 Jan 2019 | By Helen Gilbert

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

04 Jan 2019 | By Daniel Woolfson

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 Subscription

14 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

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 Subscription

11 Dec 2018 | By Andrew Don

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

30 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

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 Subscription

26 Nov 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

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 Subscription

23 Nov 2018 | By Carina Perkins

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

02 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

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? Subscription

29 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

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

26 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

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

19 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

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 Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Carina Perkins

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

08 Oct 2018 | By Jonathan Fitchew

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

Poundland moving into Poundworld store in East Kilbride

Poundland moves into 20 former Poundworld stores Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The retailer said it was looking to recruit former Poundworld staff for the locations

Jack's

Jack's locations: where Tesco is recruiting for the next five stores Subscription

20 Sep 2018 | By The Grocer News Team

Tesco has announced plans to open up to 15 new Jack’s discount stores across the UK within the next six months

Cambridge bot robot

Scared of robots? Relax, automation will create jobs Subscription

17 Sep 2018 | By Angelina Mason

Companies have little choice but to embrace AI and automation to stay ahead

errington cheese

Errington Cheese lays off remaining staff over e.coli dispute Subscription

21 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

”I simply cannot afford to pay their wages,” said owner Selina Cairns

Asda store

Asda to close Newmarket store with loss of 40 jobs Subscription

21 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer said customer numbers and sales were continuing to fall

bernard matthews

Bernard Matthews hiring to service supermarket supply deal

17 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The turkey giant is set to create an extra 400 jobs at its Great Witchingham plant

Poundworld closing down sale

Caution urged over reports 50 Poundworlds have been saved Subscription

09 Aug 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Reports of a last-minute reprieve for the chain emerged after an Irish family issued statement saying administrators had accepted its bid for 50 stores

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