Business expansion
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Spain, Portugal
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

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 February 2024
Employment effect (start)
7 February 2024
Foreseen end date


Danish home retail company JYSK has announced that it will create 400 jobs in Europe.

JYSK plans to open between 30 and 35 stores a year in the Iberian Peninsula and hire 400 staff in Portugal and Spain. The company aims to reach 300 commercial spaces in the Spanish market and 80 in the Portuguese market. Currently, JYSK has 131 and 25 stores, respectively. In 2023, the company posted a turnover of €215 million in Spain and Portugal.

Founded in 1979, JYSK is the largest Danish retail retailer operating internationally. The company sells household goods such as mattresses, furniture, and interior décor. The company has 3,300 stores across 48 countries, employing about 30,000 people.

A previous global restructuring event of JYSK has been recorded in the ERM events database https://apps.eurofound.europa.eu/restructuring-events/detail/10471



Eurofound (2024), JYSK, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 200784, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200784.