Multinational shoe manufacturer and retailer Clarks is to cut 900 jobs
Taking place over the coming 18 months, including 108 job losses at the Clarks headquarters in Street, Somerset.
900 corporate jobs will be cut from Clarks global workforce, which numbers more than 15,000 staff members. However, it will create around 200 new roles.
The company, founded in 1825, is re-engineering its business in a strategy it calls ‘Made to Last’.
An initial 160 redundancies were announced on 21 May.
• The parent company of footwear retailers Johnsons Shoes and Bowleys Fine Shoes has filed for administration after 50 years of trading.
The Johnsons Shoes Company operates 12 stores, mainly in London and Berkshire. It said it entered administration after struggling against online competition and suffering the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.