Dunnes won’t commit to keeping 300 Buymie staff in acquisition

Supermarket chain is close to acquiring the on-demand grocery delivery service after it ran into difficulties last year when it failed to secure additional funding

Dunnes Stores is close to acquiring Buymie, the Irish on-demand grocery delivery service which ran into difficulties after failing to secure additional funding late last year

Dunnes Stores has declined to commit to retaining the more than 300 employees that work for Buymie, the Irish on-demand grocery delivery service, as it nears a deal to buy the company, the Business Post has learned.

Last week, it emerged that Dunnes was close to acquiring the start-up as part of a deal that will see most investors walking away with next to nothing. Among the biggest losers in the potential deal is Devan ...