Ikea is overhauling the management at its UK stores as it seeks to combat sluggish sales and competition from supermarkets. The Guardian. Financial Times

Ikea did not give an estimate of how many jobs could go from its 9,000 strong workforce across 15 UK stores, but a spokeswoman said that 300 people would be affected.

Ikea's plan to open two stores by the end of the year is still on track.