Almost 700 jobs threatened as M&S prepares to close Long Eaton and Thorncliffe hubs


 

Marks and Spencer is to close two major distribution centres in Derbyshire and Sheffield, putting 662 jobs at risk. The hub in Long Eaton, Derbyshire is run by DHL while the DC in Thorncliffe, Sheffield is operated by XPO. The struggling retailer attributed the closures which are planned for 2021, to efforts to cut costs and improve stock availability. The DC closures follow M&S depot closures at Hardwick, near Warrington and Neasden in west London in 2018 and will leave […]