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Greggs hints at job cuts as furlough scheme ends

Image copyright Getty Images Bakery chain Greggs has hinted at possible job cuts as the government’s furlough scheme ends. The company, which employs 25,000 workers, expects business activity to “remain below normal for the foreseeable future”. It said it had reviewed staff costs and was currently consulting with unions and employee representatives. Greggs said it wanted to reduce the risk… Read more →

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Greggs sees ‘encouraging’ sales recovery

Image copyright Getty Images Bakery chain Greggs has said its sales have recovered to “encouraging” levels since it reopened shops in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown. It said sales were running at 72% of 2019’s level, with all but a handful of its 2,025 outlets now trading again. Although many people are still away from their workplaces, chief executive… Read more →

Coronavirus: Greggs to reopen 800 shops for takeaway on Thursday

Image copyright Getty Images Greggs is to open about 800 shops for takeaways on Thursday after temporary closures during the coronavirus crisis. The bakery chain, which has more than 2,050 outlets, said it planned to reopen all its remaining shops from early July. Shops and businesses are beginning to to restart as coronavirus restrictions ease. Also on Tuesday, Cineworld said… Read more →