Discount retailer Mr Price is opening its brand new store in Athlone on Thursday, October 29, at 12 noon.
This store is the franchise’s first store in Westmeath and will be located in the Diskin Centre, Golden Island. Mr Price is 100 per cent Irish owned and is creating new jobs all around the country.
The discount retailer announced exclusively to its 53,000 Facebook followers of plans to open the new store in Athlone. The opening of the new store has created 10 new jobs for the area. More than 100 have applied for the positions to date.
Mr Price is delighted with the reaction to news of the store’s opening and the huge amount of interest from applicants looking to join the team. The retailer will now have 22 stores nationwide.
Mr Price is the most rapidly expanding discounted variety retailer in Ireland. It delivers great prices on well-known high street branded goods, from health and beauty products to household, home décor, stationery, arts and crafts, toys, confectionery, and much more. The franchise has grown rapidly over the last five years and has plans for expansion in 2016 and beyond.