Primark to cut 400 store management jobs

Primark to cut 400 store management jobs

1/20/2022 1:59:00 PM

Primark to cut 400 store management jobs

The retailer saw sales fall as the spread of Omicron cut the number of visitors to its shops.

AB Foods (ABF) said it would cut 400 jobs at Primark as part of a drive to simplify the management structure.The company said the Primark job changes aimed to "provide clearer accountability, greater flexibility and more management support on the shop floor".

"We are now focused on supporting our colleagues who are affected by these proposed changes and will be going through the consultation process."The group said Primark's UK like-for-like sales were 10% lower in the 16 weeks to 8 January when compared with pre-pandemic levels two years ago, with shopper footfall hit by the rapid rise in Omicron cases.

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as much as any job losses are a bad thing, it's interesting to see a company targeting management for cutbacks

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Primark to cut hundreds of jobs in store management shake-upThe fashion retailer, which said there were signs of sales improving after an Omicron hit, said it was aiming to 'simplify' its management structure.

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