Penneys encourages laid-off Carphone Warehouse workers to "get in touch" to apply for jobs
The retailer has a number of positions available throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Penneys is encouraging laid-off Carphone Warehouse workers to "get in touch" to apply for vacant positions in its stores and head office.
The fashion company took to the Primark LinkedIn account on Thursday to offer a message of support to former Carphone Warehouse employees who had been made redundant by the mass closures.
"We recognise the employees of Carphone Warehouse, Ireland are facing a challenging time following today’s sad news," Penneys said in a statement.
"We are here to support you and currently have vacancies in our Stores and Head Office. We encourage you to get in touch if you are looking for a new opportunity."
Dixons Carphone confirmed its decision to close all of its Irish stores on Wednesday, with 486 redundancies set to occur as a result.
Carphone Warehouse said its 69 standalone outlets and 12 outlets within a store will all close; however, the move will not impact Currys PC World, which is also owned by the Dixons Carphone group.
In a statement, the company said the closures are part of a "broader transformation" and were a "difficult but necessary decision".
In 2020, the group also announced the decision to close all standalone Carphone Warehouse stores in the United Kingdom.
Penneys isn't the first retailer to make a move like this, earlier this week Harvey Norman also encouraged Carphone Warehouse employees to reach out at email@example.com to apply to vacancies across their stores.