A "slow decline in retail" has cost Dubbo its FSW store but the general manager Janelle Wilson has confirmed the Orange FSW will remain in business.
The Dubbo business will shut the doors on February 14, a combination of COVID-19 and increased online sales contributing to the location's closure.
FSW general manager Janelle Wilson confirmed six people were losing their jobs with the company's exit from Dubbo, which is seen as the last step in a strategy to reduce the company's footprint from 14 to nine stores after a significant "economic downturn".
"Retail has been in a slow decline for the past five years, and unfortunately it is affecting the country areas the most," she said.
"We started 18 months ago right-sizing, it's called right-sizing our business to be able to accommodate for the future needs of FSW. That meant that we had earmarked some stores to close."
Dubbo's closure brings the retailer back to nine stores and comes after FSW departed Wagga Wagga in November.
The remaining nine stores were "predominantly in the Canberra area".
"Our Orange store will continue to trade," Ms Wilson said.
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