Dealz pledges to create 400 new Irish jobs as it opens 50th store
Published 05/11/2015 | 09:37
Dealz has promised to create 400 new jobs across the country in a €6m investment as it opens its 50th store here.
The company today announced the opening of its latest store, on Thomas Street in Dublin City Centre.
The store will have almost 5000sq ft of selling space and is to create 25 new Irish jobs.
This brings the total number of jobs created by the firm in Ireland to date to over 1,500.
Dealz said that said that 2016 will see "a further commitment" of over €6m by the company in Ireland "with the opening of further stores across the country creating over 400 new Irish jobs".
Since launching in Ireland in late 2011, Dealz has invested over €20m into the Irish economy.
Dealz chief executive Jim McCarthy said: "We are delighted to be celebrating our fourth year of trading here in Ireland with the opening of our 50th Dealz store.
"Now as a major retailer in the Irish market we look towards year five and our exciting expansion plans, which will not only continue to create new job opportunities for Irish workers but will allow us to bring our amazing value and customer experience to more Irish shoppers across the country."