Unions warn of job cuts and store closures at Asda

Three East Midlands stores could close
The £15bn merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s could put 3 supermarkets in the East Midlands at risk of closure. The mammoth deal is set to take two years to complete but unions are warning that it could lead to thousands of job losses and closures across the region. According to the GMB around 75 stores and distribution centres across the UK would be under threat. If the merger goes ahead the new chain would be the biggest in the UK – overtaking Tesco – with £50bn sales and 2,000 stores. The GMB has warned that com... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...