Selfridges axes 450 roles as sales drop ‘significantly’


Selfridges will be cutting 14% of its headcount – around 450 jobs – in a move that managing director Ann Pitcher said was “the toughest decision we have ever had to take”.

In a letter to staff, Pitcher said 2020 would “be the toughest year we have experienced in our recent history” and sales across the chain would be “significantly less than they were in 2019”.

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