Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Ireland, the UK
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

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 March 2021
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2022
Foreseen end date


UK-based hardware retailer Srewfix has announced that it will create 600 jobs in the UK and Ireland. In Ireland, the retailer is to open 10 new stores and employ 100 staff, while in the UK, 40 stores are opened and 500 people hired. The jobs will be in roles such as retail management, service assistants and supervisors. The company reveals that it reported a growing demand for its products during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Screwfix, the United Kingdom’s largest retailer of hardware products, trade tools and accessories, is part of the Kingfisher group. In the UK and Ireland, the company has over 700 stores, employing more than 11,600 people.



Eurofound (2021), Screwfix, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 103970, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/103970.