Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands; West Midlands; Solihull
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Via Stalls And Markets Or Other
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 April 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 April 2019


Online sportswear retailer Gymshark has opened a new headquarters in Solihull, West Midlands and has announced plans to create 150 new jobs. The retailer, which was founded in 2012, plans to open 25 international online stores by 2020. The new office space has capacity for 450 employees, though the company has said that its present plans are to create 150 jobs over the next year. The business will offer a range of benefits for the new employees including an on-site cinema, yoga studios and treatment rooms.


  • 11 April 2018: Birmingham Post
  • 9 April 2018: BQ Live


Eurofound (2018), Gymshark, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 94156, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/94156.