Jobs at risk as Waitrose sells two East Mids stores
High-end supermarket chain Waitrose is set to close two of its East Midlands stores and sell them to Lidl.
The move to offload the Oadby and Wollaton outlets comes as part of another round of sales and closures that will see 700 jobs put at risk.
Employees are being consulted on the changes, with Waitrose saying some staff could be redeployed at other stores. No staff are expected to transfer to Lidl.
Mark Gifford, Waitrose’s director of shop trade, said: “We haven’t taken this decision lightly but we have to do what’... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...