Paradigit close nearly half of all its stores – update




The chain of computer stores Paradigit close 10 of its 22 stores. The reorganization 32 jobs will be lost at the company, including at its headquarters in Eindhoven. Paradigit indicates the shift to online sales as a reason for the closure.

Paradigit Amersfoort Paradigit took care in recent years on some well-known computer brands, but now sees itself forced to downsize. “The ten smallest stores are closing,” said Joop Rijsterborgh director Paradigit Group against Tweakers. What stores will be he not lost, because vacations because not all employees are informed. Tweakers third party has learned that at least the branch disappears in Arnhem.

According Rijsterborgh goes to the 32 employees laid off include Saturday to call workers and employees. “In addition, this type of reorganization also affects the supporting organization. At the headquarters disappear 13 jobs,” says the director.

The reason for the decline, according Rijsterborgh is the shift in sales of PCs and components for computers to retailers. In this area Paradigit would still grow. Paradigit sells online including through its own website and through Komplett . According to the director, however, sales suffered from “lack of innovation” in the computer field.

Paradigit has offices in Amsterdam, among other things, Groningen, Maastricht, Utrecht, Oss, Wageningen and Roermond. In Eindhoven, the group has two branches. In the past Paradigit took plenty of ailing computer stores across as Computerland, Komplett, Dunnet, and Funtronics NoRRoD. Different branches of the chains went on after the acquisition as Paradigit branch.

Update, Wednesday 09:00: It would be next to Arnhem to go the following offices: Amsterdam Ceintuurbaan, Den Bosch, Haarlem, Breda, Roermond, Deventer, Oss and Computerland – Amsterdam Ceintuurbaan. However, this has not been officially confirmed.

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