Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Asda

Plans to cut over 800 jobs announced at Asda

842 Asda staff may have their pay cut or face redundancy amid sweeping cost-cutting measures across the supermarket.
Glassdoor

Only 4 British retailers make Glassdoor’s top 50 places to work

Glassdoor has revealed its 10th annual Employees Choice Awards laying bare the best places to work in the UK in 2018.

Toys R Us questioned by Work and Pensions Committee as pensions deficit tops £18m

Toys R Us UK has come under fire from the Work and Pensions Committee which has raised concerns over its £18.4 million deficit.
Palmer & Harvey

Palmer & Harvey’s pension deficit tops £80m as PPF steps in

Palmer & Harvey’s pension deficit is being assessed by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) after it was revealed that it tops £80m
Retail salaries

Retail salaries rose 7.3% in the last year

Retail salaries rush ahead with a 7.3 per cent increase over the last year as unemployment reaches a record low.
Waterstones

Waterstones makes “good money” as it prepares to open 5 stores in next 4...

Bookshop Waterstone's is set to open five new stores over the next month as it touts its insulation “from the wider retail economy” amid its search for a buyer.
Pentland

100 jobs axed amid Pentland restructure

100 jobs are set to be axed at Speedo, Berghaus and Boxfresh owner Pentland Brands amid a group restructure, according to Drapers.
Living Wage

Lidl matches living wage guidelines, becomes highest-paying supermarket

16,000 Lidl employees are set to receive a pay rise as the supermarket pledges to meet new guidelines published by the Living Wage Foundation.
David metcalf

Sir David Metcalf calls on government to embargo poor practice factories

Director of labour market enforcement Sir David Metcalf has called on the government to embargo UK factories which fail to pay workers a minimum wage.
Job cuts

Retail job cuts now the highest since records began

Retail job cuts have hit their highest rate since records began nearly a decade ago thanks in part to automation and wage increases.

Feature Resource

Retailers Guide to Consumer Behaviour in Peak Season Trading

Poq's latest research sheds light on online consumer behaviour during the “Golden Quarter” in 2018. From acquiring users to nurturing them to be the...