// Boohoo is consulting on around 50 roles in its Manchester office as it looks to reduce costs
// The online fast fashion retailer is currently reviewing 100 roles in its London office
Boohoo is to make redundancies in its Manchester head office, with 50 roles at risk.
Staff in the buying and merchandising departments have been affected with some offered voluntary settlements, Drapers reports.
This comes as the online retailer reported sales slumped 11% year on year to £637m in the four months to 31 December 2022 and forecasted sales for the financial year to drop 12%.
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“Overheads continue to be managed tightly against a challenging economic backdrop, including a reduction in capacity in the UK distribution network, with action across the group focusing on reducing costs,” the etailer said in its update.
Last week, Boohoo announced it was consulting on 100 jobs across its ecommerce, buying and design departments at its Soho office.
Elsewhere, the group closed its Wellingborough warehouse this month with some of the 420 staff affected transferred to the retailer’s other facilities.