John Lewis risks 1,300 jobs as it plans to close eight stores
Source: Mintel 10-07-2020

UK 10-07-2020

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John Lewis has announced that eight of its 50 stores will not reopen from the COVID-19 lockdown. This decision will see 1,300 roles across the stores enter into consultation.

The department store chain said that the closures were necessary to ensure the sustainability of the business which has been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown.