Littlewoods to axe 1,200 jobs with warehouse closures

Home shopping firm Littlewoods Shop Direct announced plans today to close three warehouses with the loss of 1,200 jobs.

The Liverpool-based retailer said it planned to close its warehouses in Eccles and Wigan, both Greater Manchester, and in Worcester in 2007.

Littlewoods said it proposed to transfer all its warehouse operations to one site in Shaw in Oldham, also Greater Manchester.

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