Statement from Iceland

PUBLISHED: 15:22 09 January 2009 | UPDATED: 22:51 15 June 2010

In response to widespread media speculation, I can confirm that following the successful acquisition of 51 Woolworth stores, Iceland will be creating in the region of 2,500 jobs across the country in the coming year.

In response to widespread media speculation, I can confirm that following the successful acquisition of 51 Woolworth stores, Iceland will be creating in the region of 2,500 jobs across the country in the coming year. This is in addition to our existing new store opening programme. We are confident we can help to support the local community in these towns who have lost a major high street retailer in Woolworth's.We aim to develop our business in 2009 by continuing to offer our customers fantastic value everyday across our range of frozen, grocery and chilled products.We look forward to becoming part of your local community and helping to build a bright future for 2009.


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