Asda To Cut 1,360 Jobs

Supermarket chain Asda has confirmed it will axe 1,360 jobs across its 578 stores in the UK.

The cuts will be made over the next three months .

The retailer said the redundancies will help create more flexible store management structures, increasing the emphasis on the online services, removing the so-called back office administration and increasing the number of workers on the shop floor.

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke also outlined last month a proposal to restructure store management which is set to affect 4,100 people.


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