Shops to cut jobs to ‘secure future’
TWO of the UK’s biggest High Street retailers, John Lewis and Boots, have announced 5,300 job cuts.
Boots has said 4,000 jobs will go, while John Lewis is shutting down eight stores, putting 1,300 jobs at risk.
John Lewis said to “secure the business’s long-term future and respond to customers’ shopping needs”.
Boots said it was consulting on plans to restructure its head office and store teams. it had