JJB Craigavon closes
THE JJB store in Craigavon has been closed as the parent company goes into administration.
More than 150 jobs are going at retailer JJB Sports as it closes ten stores in Northern Ireland.
The troubled retailer has sold 20 of its stores out of administration to former competitor Sports Direct, with three remaining open in Northern Ireland.
They are in Antrim, Lisburn and Londonderry.
Around 65 jobs will remain in the Northern Ireland stores.
Store closures took immediate effect. The administrators KPMG said staff being made redundant were paid all wages and entitlements due.
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