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Entries in 'job losses' (14)

UK forecast to lose additional 400,000 retail jobs over next five years

UK forecast to lose additional 400,000 retail jobs over next five years

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The doom and gloom surrounding the UK High Street is set to continue as analysts predict further job losses and store closures.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 24th 2013 at 1:31PM
New bids could save Blockbuster

New bids could save Blockbuster

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Deloitte has reportedly received fresh bids from two restructuring firms looking to save the Blockbuster brand.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 4th 2013 at 10:37AM
LIST: 66 HMV stores set to close

LIST: 66 HMV stores set to close

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Deloitte, administrator for HMV, has announced that 66 of the retailer's stores are set to close down over the next two months.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 7th 2013 at 10:32AM
Up to 100 HMV stores to close; 1,500 jobs at risk

Up to 100 HMV stores to close; 1,500 jobs at risk

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Deloitte has announced it is preparing to close up to 100 HMV stores as the retailer's stock is sold.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 4th 2013 at 10:02AM

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HMV expected to close more stores this week

HMV expected to close more stores this week

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A new wave of HMV store closures and job losses are expected towards the end of this week as its administrators continue to find buyers for the firm.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 30th 2013 at 2:16PM
Nokia cuts 300 jobs, outsources 820 more

Nokia cuts 300 jobs, outsources 820 more

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Just days ago, Nokia announced better than expected handset sales. Now, it's cutting its workforce and outsourcing others.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 17th 2013 at 11:35AM
Final Comet stores set to close; taxpayers could face £50m bill

Final Comet stores set to close; taxpayers could face £50m bill

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Deloitte has confirmed that the retailer is set to close its doors for the last time tomorrow as thousands of jobs are to be lost just one week before Christmas.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 17th 2012 at 10:09AM
LISTED: Comet store closures and sales details

LISTED: Comet store closures and sales details

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The first Comet stores set to close down have opened their doors to shoppers as they host their final sales event.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 19th 2012 at 11:00AM

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Comet's administrator confirms over 40 store closures, more job losses inevitable

Comet's administrator confirms over 40 store closures, more job losses inevitable

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Administrator of Comet, Deloitte, has confirmed it plans to close 41 of the struggling retailer's stores.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 17th 2012 at 11:49AM
Cisco raises profits 18 per cent

Cisco raises profits 18 per cent

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The world's largest maker of networking equipment has raised its profits by increasing sales and implementing cost-cutting measures.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2012 at 11:31AM
Sony to slash 10,000 jobs

Sony to slash 10,000 jobs

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Japanese electronic giant Sony is reportedly to cut 10,000 jobs by the end of the year, a reduction of about 6 per cent of the workforce as the company struggles ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Apr 10th 2012 at 3:32AM
Analysts: 'eBay is failing to take advantage of economy'

Analysts: 'eBay is failing to take advantage of economy'

NEWS eBay has failed to take advantage of the current economic conditions and as a result may find itself in trouble. That was the message from investment firm Wedge Partner, which ...
by Ben Furfie
on Sep 16th 2008 at 10:49AM

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DSGi confirms Italian job losses

DSGi confirms Italian job losses

NEWS DSGi has announced that it will be shutting around 40 UniEuro stores in Italy, with the firm confirming that up to 800 jobs could be affected.

by Ben Furfie
on Apr 29th 2008 at 10:26AM
Yahoo to cut 1,000 jobs

Yahoo to cut 1,000 jobs

NEWS Poor profits in the fourth quarter have led Yahoo to announce it will cut 1,000 jobs in February.

by Ben Furfie
on Jan 30th 2008 at 1:16PM