Phone House to shut 50 shops in Netherlands

Tuesday 22 July 2014 | 14:17 CET | News
The Phone House plans to close 50 of its 160 shops in the Netherlands, resulting in the loss of around 200 jobs. The retailer confirmed the plans after a report from the website Tweakers. The Phone House said the restructuring is part of a shift to an "omnichannel" formula, including recent agreements for cooperation with other retailers such as Media Markt, Bijenkorf and Samsung. The merger of its on- and offline sales channels also reduces the need for so many shops. Of the around 200 jobs to be eliminated, some 80 percent will be at shops and the remainder at the support centre. According

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Carphone Warehouse / Media Markt Mobil / The Phone House
Countries: Netherlands
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