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

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 April 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Department store BHS has announced that it is to create 250 new jobs as it outlines plans to diversify its product range. The retailer has agreed contracts with Compass and cash and carry operator Booker to run and supply the in-store cafes. The new venture will focus on supplying convenience food to BHS customers. BHS currently has 171 UK stores and plans to install the convenience food options in 20 stores by the end of the summer 2015, with roll out to other stores expected to happen later in 2015.


  • 26 April 2015: The Telegraph


Eurofound (2015), BHS, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 79424, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/79424.