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Tesco set to close Belfast Metro store

Image caption Tesco said it had been a “difficult decision” Tesco has confirmed it is set to close its Metro store on Belfast’s Royal Avenue in the next year as its “lease comes to an end”. It said it had been a “difficult decision” and it would continue to serve customers “from our nine other stores in Belfast”. It added… Read more →

John Lewis to close eight stores permanently

John Lewis has announced it is permanently closing eight of its stores, putting 1,300 workers at risk. The retailer said it had to “secure the business’s long-term future and respond to customers’ shopping needs”. Department stores in Birmingham and Watford will not reopen as the coronavirus lockdown eases. At Home stores in Croydon, Newbury, Swindon and Tamworth will also shut… Read more →

EasyJet plans to close bases and cut staff

Image copyright PA Media EasyJet says it has begun consultations on plans to close bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle. It follows an announcement by the airline that it may need to reduce staff numbers by up to a third because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Unite union said nearly 1,300 crew members faced losing their jobs. Pilots’ union Balpa… Read more →