Sainsbury’s puts 2,000 jobs at risk as it overhauls eat-in and takeaway offer

Caffè Carluccio’s in Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s will close 200 of its in-store cafes, putting 2,000 roles at risk, as it looks to roll out more of its Restaurant Hub food hall formats.

The grocer said it would close 200 in-store cafes by the spring, putting some 2,000 roles at risk of redundancy.

Sainsbury’s also said it would close “less popular” hot-food counters in 34 of its stores and “simplify the way it runs” bakeries in a further 54 stores. 

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