Iceland creates 3,000 new jobs to deal with ecommerce surge

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Frozen food specialist Iceland has created 3,000 new jobs to help it cope with the boom in ecommerce demand driven by the coronavirus pandemic.

Iceland said the pandemic had driven “particularly strong growth in online orders” during the first half of the year and highlighted that the 3,000 new staff would be made up of new delivery drivers as well as in-store staff to help with picking orders.

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