Weekly Takings Decline At Pret A Manger
Pret a Manger CEO Pano Christou has said that the company's weekly takings have declined to £3 million, which is 15% of the normal figure.
According to bbc.com, Christou told staff in an online meeting that an announcement on the "job situation" will be made on July 8, and said, "What will be the case is, on 8 July, we'll be doing a broader communication to the teams, just talking through the initial work that's been done on this, so things will start to become clearer from 8 July."
Meanwhile, a Pret a Manger spokesperson said, "As we have already confirmed, at the end of May we appointed advisers to help Pret develop a comprehensive transformation plan to adapt to the new retail environment.
"Transparency is very important in our business, and we will make sure that Pret's team members are the first to hear about any changes. We will update our team members in early July once the plan has been finalised."
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