PrettyLittleThing to create 1200 jobs in Sheffield

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Manchester fashion retailer, PrettyLittleThing is to set up an ecommerce operation in Sheffield.

It’s signed a contract on a 600,000 sq ft site in the area and will employ around 1200 people by the end of the year.

The warehouse will be serviced by Clipper Logistics and specialise in fast-fashion, footwear and accessories.

“We are delighted to have successfully concluded our negotiations and to be entering into a contractual relationship with Clipper which we hope will be a long, successful and prosperous partnership for both parties,” said Mahmud Kamani and Carol Kane, joint CEOs of parent company, boohoo.com plc.

Steve Parkin, executive chairman of Clipper added:

“The new contract with Pretty Little Thing represents one of the company’s most significant contract wins and is demonstrative of our ability to deliver cost-effective solutions for retailers of any scale. We are delighted to have been awarded this contract with one of the fastest-growing online retailers, and look forward to working with the Pretty Little Thing team over the years ahead.”