LETTERKENNY’S Carphone Warehouse store is to shut as part of a nationwide closure by the retail chain.
The closures are set to lead to over 400 redundancies across the 26 counties.
In a statement, the firm said: “As part of Dixons Carphone’s broader transformation, of one joined up and profitable business, it has made the difficult but necessary decision to close Carphone Warehouse in Ireland, in line with its decision to close all standalone Carphone Warehouse stores in the UK in 2020.
“Customers are changing the way they buy mobile devices and connectivity, replacing their handsets less often and buying them separately or as part of more flexible bundles.
“Although these changes in behaviour were anticipated, they were expected to occur over a longer period of time. However, the change in shopping behaviours has been accelerated by the pandemic.”
Carphone Warehouse says footfall has decreased significantly as a result of ongoing Covid restrictions. The firm is assuring customers their network coverage will continue as normal and anyone with issues should contact their network directly.