Sears setting up call centre in Edmundston

Sears Canada is setting up a new a new business service centre in Edmundston.

180 jobs will be created and eventually hundreds more across the country as the department store chain sets up a customer loyalty team. The Edmundston centre will include a call centre as well as I-T support. It should be taking calls in the spring.

The province is helping with $3.5 million in funding through payroll rebates and loans.