The uncertainty on the part of sellers, drivers and administration staff is great. On Tuesday, the bakery chain "Purple Baker has filed for" insolvency. A spokesman of the district court of Neubrandenburg confirmed to the daily mirror. Their jobs a total of 2700 employees in Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein fear.
Alone in Berlin is a site-map lists on the Website of the company, some 75 branches, the Lodge often stations, in supermarkets or train. Affected all five Subfirmen of the company, "Our home bakers", is known that Germany is far better than the "Purple bakery". Two of the daughters are reported in Brandenburg, Dahlewitz, the other in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. On request, the company declined to comment on Thursday.
The sale to pay back the Purple Baker go
"for months of staff reports to us that the sales figures", says Jörg Dahms of the trade Union nahrung - Genuss - Gaststätten day-to-day level. Last year, the company closed a production facility and 225 employees dismissed.
Apparently, the hot summer has hit the already beleaguered business, the fancy pastries and cakes are likely to have in the consumers. In order to be in the future, independent of the season, a restructuring concept according to Jörg Dahms, more Snacks and drinks in the range of approximately 400 branches. "Whether that's enough to save the company, is questionable," says Dahms. Investors will be sought.
Especially the seller meet the insolvency hard. "I know a lot of single women that fear for their existence," says Dahms. For three months the income of the employees is secured now. As long as a bankruptcy, failure you receive from the employment agencies money.More about
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