// Boohoo is set to create 5,000 new jobs over the next five years
// The online fashion retailer said its £500m investment reflects the need to meet demand
Boohoo has outlined plans to create 5,000 new jobs off the back of an investment programme worth over £500 million across the UK over the next five years, Sky News revealed.
The company, enjoyed strong sales throughout the Covid-19 pandemic crisis despite being forced to tackle workplace abuses within its UK supply chain and said its £500m investment reflected the need to meet growing demand.
The announcement on jobs and investment was set out in boohoo’s Economic Impact Report, published today.
Boohoo group chief executive John Lyttle, said: “The growth this business has experienced over the last 15 years has been phenomenal. It has not been without its challenges, but it is right to celebrate the significant contributions the company makes to the towns and communities where we operate,”
“The investments we have planned will help us to continue our growth, increasing our customer base both at home and abroad, adding even more value as we do so.
“All of this has only been possible because of the amazing people who form our boohoo family. I am so proud of the way they rise to every challenge and I look forward to growing together as we cement our position as leaders in global fashion e-commerce.”