Coronakrisen will now have direct consequences for the Bestseller group.
Here is 750 employees on Friday have been dismissed. It informs the group in a press release.
the best seller stands behind the clothing brands like Jack & Jones, Selected, Pieces and Vero Moda. The group is in just a few weeks gone from 'the view of the strongest fiscal year ever, to end in a deep crisis'.
the Redundancies occur mainly among employees at offices in Denmark, but also internationally.
the best seller-the owner and ceo Anders Holch Povlsen states that it is 'difficult to be positive in the current situation:
- For our business, this means that we suddenly find ourselves in a crisis, as we would have sworn would never be possible for us and our loved ones Bestseller, he says.
- Therefore it is also evil in the heart, that we today are forced to lay off 750 employees in Denmark.
best-seller worldwide with 17,000 employees, of which 4800 employees in Denmark. Thus reduces the Bestseller the workforce by approximately 15 percent in Denmark.
- While it is hard to be positive, as it must, however, be seen as a proof that we continue to have faith in the future, and together we will fight to come back and restore the company, says Anders Holch Povlsen.
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