Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Household Equipment In Specialised Stores
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

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


ScS (Sofa Carpet Specialist), the British home furnishings retailer, has announced that it is creating 150 new jobs across the UK in response to growing demand for its products. The newly created jobs include sales, delivery drivers, and contact centres and online sales roles.  The recruitment campaign has already started. The company has also announced that it had created 150 jobs in August.

The chief executive said the company was happy to recruit new staff members, as it continued to 'navigate their way through these unprecedented times'.

ScS is a family owned business that was founded in 1894. The company has over 100 stores across the UK and it employs more than 1,500 people.



Eurofound (2020), ScS, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 102107, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/102107.