Thursday, January 21, 2021
Asos Nick Beighton jobs

Asos to create 2000 new jobs at West Midlands warehouse

Asos has said it will invest £90 million in a new state-of-the-art fulfilment centre in Lichfield, which will employ 2000 people in the next three years.
Retailers cut almost 177,000 jobs in 2020

Retailers cut almost 177,000 jobs in 2020

The turmoil on the high street saw 176,718 jobs lost across retailers during 2020, according to new figures showing (...)
Future High Streets Fund

15 high streets to “bounce back” with £255m funding

The government has allocated £255 million from the £830 million Future High Streets Fund to 15 areas in England.
Quiz boardroom Gerard Sweeney Peter Cowgill

Quiz faces row over composition of its board

Quiz is reportedly facing a dispute over the composition of its board. Shareholder advisory bodies have issued warnings about finance director Gerard Sweeney and chairman Peter Cowgill, who also runs JD Sports.
Amazon is being forced by California’s attorney general to provide information as part of an investigation into its worker safety conditions during the pandemic.

Amazon accused of failing to comply with COVID-19 investigation into worker safety

Amazon is being forced by California’s attorney general to provide information as part of an investigation into its worker safety conditions during the pandemic.
Sainsbury’s is hiring 12,000 seasonal workers to help “fulfil online grocery orders” as the grocer prepares for a huge spike in demand for its digital services.

Sainsbury’s is hiring 12,000 seasonal workers to fulfil online orders this Christmas

Sainsbury’s is hiring 12,000 seasonal workers to help “fulfil online grocery orders” as the grocer prepares for a huge spike in demand for its digital services.
Arcadia Group administration Sir Philip Green

Arcadia brands halve in value as collapse prompts heavy discounting

Topshop, Miss Selfridge and Dorothy Perkins are reportedly now thought to be worth about half their £800 million value, following the parent company Arcadia's administration.
Peacocks FRP Advisory administration

Management buyout bid for Peacocks could save 4908 jobs

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group's head of ecommerce Josh Lowes has submitted a management buyout bid for Peacocks to its administrators FRP Advisory, in conjunction with a private investor.
Retail hiring drops 20%

Retail hiring drops 20%

Retail sector second-worst affected sector for hiring. "In-store staff are paying the highest price" in switch to online shopping, says LinkedIn.
Sainsbury’s distribution centre Unite union pay dispute

Sainsbury’s faces drivers’ strike after “point blank refusing” to discuss pay dispute

Sainsbury’s has been faced with a pay dispute involving staff at its Waltham Abbey distribution centre in Essex, which could affect supply to stores in London and the south east.

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The acceleration of e-commerce in 2020 created a huge opportunity for consumers to facilitate their holiday purchases, but now we are in the midst...