High Street giant Debenhams 'to close fleet of stores putting hundreds of jobs at risk'

DEBENHAMS could close a raft of its stores and leave at least 220 jobs at risk, it has been revealed.

The retail giant is planning to axe 10 branches and 11 warehouses as part of a plan by new boss Sergio Bucher.

An overhaul has been drawn up that could see the department store close its central distribution centre and 10 smaller warehouses.

The main warehouse, which is owned by DHL alongside two others, employs 220 staff and is likely to shut in two years’ time.

But Mr Bucher, who took over as chief executive last October, hopes to redeploy some staff affected by the...
source: Daily Star

2017-04-21 13:55
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