Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; Highlands and Islands; Inverness and Nairn and Moray
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Goods In Specialised Stores
47.76 - Retail sale of flowers, plants, seeds, fertilisers, pet animals and pet food in specialised stores

120 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 December 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
1 June 2013


Garden centre chain Dobbies has announced that it plans to open a new store in Inverness with the creation of 120 jobs. The new store will be build on the site of a former Focus DIY store adjacent to Tesco's.

The company has said that the jobs will be both full and part time and that the store should open in spring 2013.


  • 12 December 2012: Business 7


Eurofound (2012), Dobbies, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 74752, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74752.