UK clothing giant Asos set to create 2,000 jobs

LONDON (AFP) – British online clothing retailer Asos on Friday unveiled plans to create 2,000 jobs over the next three years with the creation of a new warehouse in central England.

The facility, costing GBP90 million (USD123 million), will be located in Lichfield in Staffordshire, north of the city of Birmingham, Asos said in a statement.

“We’re thrilled to be laying down the foundations for our future growth,” said Chief Executive Nick Beighton.

He said the decision to invest in additional infrastructure and create a large number of jobs reflects the company’s confidence in its future.

“When fully up and running in 2023, the site will support our ever-increasing customer demand and enable us to develop our offerings and delivery capabilities even further.”