British global retailer Tesco has announced that it will cut up to 1,300 jobs through a collective dismissal programme. The programmme will affect 32 unprofitable stores, logistics centres and the company’s headquarters. According to Tesco, the decision was made due to economic reasons.
Tesco has been operating in Poland since 1992; as of January 2019, the company has about 380 stores and employs about 20,000 people across the country. In 2018, the company announced three restructuring programmes: in February (600 jobs lost), June (240 jobs lost), and August (2,200 jobs lost).