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Tesco counter cost cuts to hit 9,000 jobs

Tesco has announced it will close food counters in 90 of its stores as part of a wider cost-cutting plan that will affect 9,000 staff.
The UK's largest supermarket said its remaining fish, meat and deli counters in 700 stores will be run on a full-time or flexible basis.
It confirmed it will no longer offer a hot food service at its canteens and that head office staff will be cut.
It said up to 9,000 workers will be impacted but half could be redeployed.
More than 10,000 jobs have been cut at Tesco since the current chief executive, Dave Lewis, took over in 2014.
The UK's biggest grocer is in the midst of trying to save £1.5bn as the competition between supermarkets intensifies.
Tesco said: "Not only are customers shopping in different ways, but we know that they have less time available to shop too - which means they are using our counters less frequently.
"We will be making changes to the counters in our large stores to ensure that we have the right offer for customers."
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