Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Poland, Austria, the UK, and other countries
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

2,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
20 April 2021
Employment effect (start)
21 April 2021
Foreseen end date
13 June 2021


Dutch home retail company JYSK announced that it will create 2,000 new jobs worldwide in 2021.

The company has launched its biggest multichannel recruitment campaign to recruit 2,000 store managers. The campaign will run in 28 countries where the chain operates. On 21 April 2021, the campaign is to be launched in Poland, and Austria will be last up on 13 June 2021. After reaching a milestone of 3,000 stores worldwide, furniture retailer JYSK has set a new target of 5,000.

Founded in 1979, JYSK is the largest Danish retailer operating internationally. The company has 3,000 stores across 51 countries, employing over 26,500 people.



Eurofound (2021), JYSK, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 104717, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/104717.