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UK retail sales surge past pre-crisis levels
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M&S to cut 7,000 more jobs
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WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs amid ‘slow’ Covid-19 recovery
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More than 41,000 retail jobs lost since start of pandemicThe jobs axed at M&S add to 2,500 announced last week by Debenhams and follow cuts by the John Lewis Partnership, WH Smith, Boots, Dixons Carphone and Upper Crust
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WH Smith to cut 1,500 jobs due to ‘slow’ recovery from Covid-19 crisisWH Smith have revealed plans to cut up to 1,500 jobs as bosses said its recovery from the nationwide coronavirus lockdown has been 'slow'.
WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs am...Revenue was down by 57% in July, compared with the same month last year.
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WH Smith might be axing 1,500 jobs amid coronavirus falloutWH Smith might be axing 1,500 jobs after sales plummeted in lockdown.
WH Smith may cut 1,500 jobs after sales plummetHigh Street chain joins fellows in drastic job cutting after lockdown stalls business activity.
Around 1,500 jobs under threat at WH Smith amid ‘slow’ Covid recoveryGroup revenues were down 57 per cent in July compared with the same month last year, after its travel arm was badly hit by Covid-19 pandemic
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WH Smith to cut up to 1,500 jobs as coronavirus pandemic hurts salesWH Smith has said it could cut as many as 1,500 jobs as the coronavirus pandemic had a "significant impact" on its business.
WH Smith to slash up to 1,500 jobs amid ‘slow’ Covid-19 recoveryWH Smith is planning to cut up to 1,500 jobs as bosses said its recovery from the Covid-19 lockdown has been “slow”.
Man groped woman at Temple Meads after drinking at WetherspoonsThe victim mouthed "help" in WH Smith before police were called
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WH Smith sees ‘significant’ coronavir...The group said total revenues plunged 85% in April, with sales crashing 91% across its travel arm and 74% in its high street chain.
WH Smith sees ‘significant’ coronavirus hit to high street and travel chainsRetailer WH Smith has warned over a “significant hit” since March as the coronavirus lockdown forced it to close travel outlets in railway stations and airports and many of its high street stores.
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WH Smith to raise cash to get it through Covid-19 crisisWH Smith said it has secured a new £120 million loan and will raise more cash to help it get through the coronavirus crisis.
WH Smith hit by Racing Post thief forced to make changesThe newsagent has been forced into new measures to combat the thefts
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WH Smith says Covid-19 to hit sales by up to £130mWH Smith said it believes the Covid-19 outbreak could knock up to £130 million off its revenues for the current financial year.
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WH Smith announces it is closing town centre storeAnother blow for the town
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WH Smith in spat with Telegraph over pricingThe UK retailer has removed the Daily Telegraph newspaper from 120 shops in railway stations.
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