Business expansion
Poludniowy; Malopolskie; Nowosadecki
Location of affected unit(s)
Nowy Sącz
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Household Equipment In Specialised Stores
47.52 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass in specialised stores

140 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 September 2020
Employment effect (start)
16 September 2020
Foreseen end date


The French chain Castorama, specialised in the retail of building materials, announced the creation of over 140 jobs at its new store in Nowy Sącz.

Castorama Poland is a part of the British multinational company Kingfisher which has about 1,200 stores in 10 European countries. The company has been operating in Poland since 1997, where it has over 80 stores and employs about 11,500 people across the country.

In 2018, the company announced two expansions: in April (300 new jobs) and July (125 new jobs). In 2019, Castorama announced two business expansions: in March (145 jobs in Elbląg) and May (150 jobs in Bydgoszcz). In 2020, the chain announced one expansion: in February (110 jobs in Włocławek).



Eurofound (2020), Castorama, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 101887, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/101887.