Bad day for grocery sector as nearly 300 job losses announced

It has been another bad day for Ireland’s beleaguered retail sector, with announcements that nearly 300 jobs are to be shed in the grocery sector as major chains reorganise.

7th August, 2013
The retail sector has suffered a slew of closures and job losses in recent times.

It has been another bad day for Ireland’s beleaguered retail sector, with announcements that nearly 300 jobs are to be shed in the grocery sector as major chains reorganise.

More than 100 staff are to lose their jobs in Superquinn after its owner, Musgraves, announced the stores will be rebranded to Supervalu next February. More details on that story are here.

Meanwhile, Marks & Spencer said it is closing four of its Irish stores, resulting...

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