British retail chain Marks & Spencer is closing dozens of stores in a number of countries, including the Netherlands, as part of a major cost cutting operation. In the Netherlands the storesi n Amsterdam and The Hague are closing their doors. These stores employ a total of about 160 people, ANP reports.
Worldwide 2,100 jobs will be lost. Marks & Spencer will discuss plans for these employees with the works councils in affected countries, and possibly aso with the unions, accoring to ANP.