03/11/2015

Selfridges Acquires Arnotts For Undisclosed Sum

Retailer Selfridges has bought Dublin department store Arnotts for an undisclosed sum.

Wittington Propertys and Selfridges are controlled by Brown Thomas owners, the Weston family.

The union SIPTU has welcomed the announcement.

SIPTU Organiser, Teresa Hannick said: "Our members in Arnotts are pleased with the positive news that the new owners are planning to further upgrade and develop the retail store. Following the scandalous treatment of the Clerys workers who were thrown out of their jobs in June, there is now an end to the uncertainty faced by staff in Arnotts which has had a number of difficult trading years."



(CD/LM)


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