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Upper Crust is cutting up to 5,000 jobs – with global sales down by 95%, The Manc

Upper Crust is cutting up to 5,000 jobs – with global sales down by 95%

The baguette and sandwich chain, a familiar presence in transport terminals and train stations, has reported April and May sales as being down by 95% compared to 2019.
Upper Crust is cutting up to 5,000 jobs – with global sales down by 95%, The Manc
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The owner company of Upper Crust will be reducing its workforce by thousands due to low sales in 2020. 

The baguette and sandwich chain, a familiar presence in airports and train stations, has reported April and May sales as being down by 95% compared to 2019. 

Low numbers of passenger travel during the pandemic have seen purchases plummet – meaning owners are being forced to axe as many as 5,000 jobs.

Upper Crust is cutting up to 5,000 jobs – with global sales down by 95%, The Manc
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SSP Group, which also owns Cafe Ritazza and Camden Food Co., has said that only 20% of its UK sites are likely to have reopened by the autumn.

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Chief executive Simon Smith said more stores may return to business if sales improve during the summer period. 

Around 39,000 staff are currently employed by the organisation worldwide.

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