Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Gloucester and Sheffield
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.19 - Other retail sale in non-specialised stores

270 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 December 2013
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 April 2014


Home superstore The Range will open two new stores in Gloucester and Sheffield until April 2014, creating 270 jobs in total. This includes 150 jobs to be created in a store at Sheffield, opening in March, and 120 jobs in Gloucester, where a new store will open in April 2014.

Stores will sell the usual assortment of DIY, homewares and furniture across 16 departments.

Earlier this year, The Range had announced to cut and create 300 jobs in the UK.


  • 18 December 2013: DIY Week


Eurofound (2013), The Range, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 76377, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76377.