Business expansion
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

800 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 December 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2013


Bauhaus, construction material and hardware retailer, is to hire 800 new employees to increase staffing levels and to staff new stores. Additional employees will be hired at all current stores and a new store is opening up in Linköping. Staff will be recruited for positions at all levels of responsibility.

Bauhaus is part of Bauhaus International, a European hardware retailer for workshop, house and garden materials with over 190 branches in 13 countries. Earlier employment adjustments by Bauhaus in Sweden are covered in fact sheet 10530.

The business expansion will be completed during 2013.  


  • 14 December 2012: Bauhaus
  • 14 December 2012: Sveriges Radio


Eurofound (2012), Bauhaus, Business expansion in Sweden, factsheet number 74705, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74705.