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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Elverys announces new Stephen's Green store and 40 new Irish jobs

Paul O'Donoghue

Elverys has 56 shops nationwide
Elverys has 56 shops nationwide

Sports retailer Elverys has announced that it is opening a new store in St Stephen's Green as part of a €1.5m investment and is creating 40 new jobs across the country.

Irish owned sports retailer Elverys Intersport, which has 55 stores across the country, said that €1.5m will be invested across its retail network and online platform over the course of the year.

Elverys chief executive Patrick Rowland said: “The 40 new jobs will be created right across our network in our e-commerce, marketing, retail management and retail operations’ departments.

"We are deploying €1.5m across the development of our retail network and our online platform over the course of the year.

"This includes a complete refit of our Blanchardstown, Sligo and Arklow stores, the opening of a new store in St. Stephen’s Green, the shop fronts of all stores and the development of a new online platform.”

Commenting on the announcement An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said: “I want to commend Elverys Intersport on today’s announcement. It represents a positive step forward for the company”

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