Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Centralny slaski
Location of affected unit(s)
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

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 March 2021
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


French chain Castorama, specialised in the retail of building materials, announced that it will create over 150 jobs at its new store in Tychy. The store, with a space of 10,000 square meters, is expected to be opened on 24 March 2021.

Castorama Poland is part of the British multinational company Kingfisher which has about 1,200 stores in ten European countries. The company has been operating in Poland since 1997, where it 85 stores and employs over 12,000 people across the country.

In 2019, Castorama announced two business expansions: in March (145 jobs in Elbląg) and May (150 jobs in Bydgoszcz). In 2020, the chain announced four expansions: in February (110 jobs in Włocławek), September (140 jobs in Nowy Sącz), October (130 jobs in Białki near Siedlce) and November (130 jobs in Tychy).



Eurofound (2021), Castorama, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 103971, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/103971.