Retail establishment Menarys has said it should close three branches because of the Covid pandemic.
It works 20 stores across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Talking on Radio Ulster’s Inside Business, overseeing chief Stephen McCammon said there would be occupation misfortunes.
“We are a business exchanging for a very long time and never in our set of experiences has there been anything very like this,” Mr McCammon said.
“It’s been an exceptionally dismal year and we’ve as of late entered conference with staff in three branches which will unfortunately need to shut in the New Year in light of Covid.”
- Mr McCammon didn’t affirm which stores would be influenced.
- “These folks in our groups are more distant family and I can’t pressure how troublesome and how tragic the year has been,” he said.
- Stephen McCammon
- “There will be a lot of employment misfortunes because of that.
“We made this extremely obvious to the leader at whatever point we were rejected from the various retail award prior on in the pandemic that that would come at the expense of occupations.”
The organization said over half of its business in Northern Ireland is shut because of current limitations.
“These fourteen days are critical to us. In view of execution today we will presumably take something like 20%, that is a decrease of 80%, of what we would ordinarily take,” Mr McCammon said.
“The basic thing for the time being is overcoming December with however much exchange that we can oversee.”