70 jobs to go as clothing manufacturer plans UK exit

Up to 70 jobs are set to be lost after clothing manufacturer Fruit of the Loom announced plans to close its operations in Telford. The company said it plans to close the head office and distribution centre and relocate to Europe and north Africa. In a statement, the US company said the move is an "effort to optimise its supply chain" and not a reflection of the "hard work of our employees". The company said the cuts are "a necessity to streamline operations in a highly competitive marketplace", but added its workers will be s... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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