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Retail News - Looming yearly reshuffle at Samsung

There is allegedly great worry amongst Samsung employees in the lead up to the annual realignment, as the brand has experienced its poorest earnings in three years and a negative smartphone performance, so many jobs are expected to be cut.

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Retail News - Amazon announces 1,000 warehouse jobs for UK

Online retail giant Amazon has announced plans to expand its British operations and hire a further 1,000 members of staff to keep up with demand at its UK warehouses.

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Retail News - Wal-Mart to stop providing healthcare for some part-time staff

US retailer Wal-Mart have announced that it will stop giving healthcare benefits to various part-time employees in America, as the cost of these services is increasing.

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Retail News - Tesco could offer redundancy to 70 Irish managers

Tesco has announced that it intends to offer some Irish departmental managers voluntary redundancy, saying around 70 jobs may be affected.

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Retail News - Sports Direct still flying high under Ashley

Sports Direct is still flying high financially, and majority shareholder Mike Ashley's reign of success shows no signs of slowing.

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Retail News - John Lewis staff handed 15% annual bonus

Once again the John Lewis Partnership has awarded its 91,000 members of staff with an annual bonus worth 15 per cent of their salaries.

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Retail News - Pets At Home staff could hit £120m jackpot with upcoming IPO

Staff at Pets At Home are likely to be eagerly awaiting news of the company’s impending stock market debut as it emerges that employees who bought shares in the company when it was taken private are poised to get a payout averaging £240,000 each.

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Retail News - Waitrose to hire 2,000 more staff for 2014 openings

Waitrose is set to announce on Thursday that it will hire 2,000 more members of staff to cover the 26 new store openings it has planned for 2014.

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Retail News - John Lewis to hire more than 2,000 Christmas temps
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John Lewis on Tuesday announced it will recruit more than 2,000 temporary members of staff as sales assistants in the run up to Christmas. The department store chain, which operates 43 stores across Britain, said applications are now open for roles from Scotland to Exeter, with positions available across the retailer’s Christmas shop, furnishing accessories, homeware, fashion and electricals.

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Retail News - John Lewis to pay £40m to staff over pay calculation error
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John Lewis has announced it will pay out £40 million to 69,000 members of staff after a review of its holiday pay policy found staff had not been paid correctly. According to the Telegraph, the department store and Waitrose supermarket owner said it realised staff who were entitled to premiums for working on Sunday or bank holidays had “not been paid correctly under the working time regulations legislation”, and would be in line for a pay-out.

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