EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Number Employed: 12500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-02-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 400
Planned Job Reductions max: 400
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 400

Additional Information

Carphone Warehouse, a telecommunications retailer, is to cut 400 jobs across the UK. The company, which employs 12500 of its 21400 staff in the UK, has experienced reduced demand. As of 1 March 2009 no date has been set for these cuts.