BREAKING: 100 Doncaster jobs at risk as Staples warehouse proposed for closure

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Around 100 jobs are believed to be at risk, after the stationery giant, Staples, confirmed it has proposed to close its Doncaster warehouse.

A spokesperson for Staples told the Free Press: “The company has proposed that the current Staples warehouse in Doncaster be consolidated into one new centralized, automated warehouse in Corby.”

They continued: “Staples Europe is streamlining its operations as it transforms its business.

“Throughout the process, Staples plans to consult with its associates though elected representatives.

“The company will have no further comment during the consultation period.”

While the total number of people employed at the Staples warehouse, based on Sandall Stones Road Industrial Estate, off Sandall Stones Road, Kirk Sandall, is not yet known, a person who wished to remain nameless said they believed around 100 jobs would be lost if the company decided to go ahead with the closure.

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