20/11/2015

Job Losses Following Xtra-vision Closures

Eighteen full-time and a number of part-time jobs are to be lost with the closure of of eight Xtra-vision stores across Northern Ireland.

The DVD and video rental chain has said that the "continued decline in rentals" has led to the store closures.
News Image
The chain was bought by Hilco Capital Ireland for an undisclosed sum in 2014.

(MH)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

11 March 2020
Job Fair To Take Place In Belfast
Over 60 employers are to take part in a major job fair in Belfast, the Department for Communities has announced. Roles in the care, manufacturing, construction, hospitality and financial services sectors will be advertised at the event at the Europa Hotel.
11 March 2020
Flybe Workers To Rally At Stormont
Flybe workers will today hold a rally at Stormont to demand government intervention to secure their jobs. A trade union has called on the Northern Ireland Executive to defend the long-term connectivity of Belfast, including the now under-threat roles at Belfast City Airport.
20 April 2012
Minister Exhausts All Options To Save Athletic Stores Site
After an exhaustive assessment of all issues from every angle, DOE Planning has given planning permission for a retail and residential development of the Athletic Stores site. The Environment Minister Alex Attwood has concluded this is, with regret, the better way to proceed.
11 February 2005
Morrisons dismiss takeover speculation
Leading supermarket chain Morrisons has dismissed speculation that it is braced for a takeover. Reports on Friday morning suggested that US-owned chain, Asda, was believed to be on the verge of signing a deal to take over the 13 former Safeway stores in the province. However, a statement for Morrisons said the rumours were “incorrect”.
28 February 2020
Coronavirus Arrives In Northern Ireland
A case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Northern Ireland. Health officials are working rapidly to establish any contacts the patient, who is thought to be a woman, may have had. It's reported she flew into Dublin with a child before travelling to Belfast. Tests are underway to determine whether the child has also contracted the virus.