Aldi, Lidl promoting massive surges in hires for festive season

Discount retailers Aldi and Lidl both announced huge hiring initiatives in the past week which include many permanent positions as the Christmas season approaches. Aldi is seeking around 3,000 workers, two-thirds of whom will be needed in stores as they ramp up for what they say will be its “biggest ever” festive period in December. […]

Aldi poised to make 2,000 new hires through December

Discount supermarket chain Aldi announced it is creating more than 2,000 jobs as it continues in its push to open more than a store per week in the UK. The employment drives will go on until Christmas, which will boost the number of workers in Aldi’s UK stores to around 40,000. The retailer currently has […]

The costs of COVID, new hires eat into Tesco’s sales profits over past year

Report: Watchdog group claims Tesco stopped rivals from opening nearby stores

Tesco’s profits saw a sizable decline during the past year, tumbling by nearly 20% because of the massive costs of doing business during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company reported. After posting more than £1 billion in pretax profit in the previous year, it brought in just £825 million in 2020-21. Those figures and the fact […]