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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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    Marketing Communication News (23 Dec 2019)

    Wickes: Cure your Housebarrassment

    WICKES has launched a campaign to help 'Cure Housebarrassment'; the feeling of unease or embarrassment at the thought of guests seeing someone's home. The first campaign from VCCP features a couple who start to panic when their long distance friends announce they're visiting for the holidays. They then turn to Wickes to help transform their kitchen in time for their guests. The campaign launched on 20 December on TV and radio following research that found 61% of Brits admitted to being embarrassed by at least one aspect of their home.

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