300 jobs to be axed after Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct announces warehouse closure

Mike Ashley
Three hundred jobs will be lost with the closure in June of a Sports Direct warehouse in Wigan. The high street giant, owned by billionaire Mike Ashley, announced to workers yesterday, April 15, that the site will close on June 13, said the GMB union. The GMB described the closure as a "body blow" to the North West. The warehouse functions as a packing facility, the union said. Staff are being offered jobs at the retailer's packaging site in Shirebrook, Derbyshire. Paul McCarthy, GMB regional secretary, said: “This c... 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...