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    bbc.co.uk (16 Jun 2020)

    COVID-19: Wickes owner Travis Perkins to cut 2,500 jobs

    TRAVIS PERKINS is planning to cut 2,500 jobs, around nine per-cent of its workforce. The group said it expected a UK recession to hit demand for building materials this year and in 2021. The group includes WICKES, TOOLSTATION and Tile Giant but Travis Perkins said closures would mainly be of smaller branches of its Travis Perkins General Merchant brand.

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    The Grocer (15 May 2019)

    Holland & Barrett appoints Tony Buffin as CEO

    HOLLAND & BARRETT has appointed former TRAVIS PERKINS director Tony Buffin to the role of chief executive. He replaces Peter Aldis who departed in March. Executive chairman John Walden has stepped back into his previous role as non-executive chairman.

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