Type
Business expansion
Country
Poland
Region
Polnocny; Kujawsko-Pomorskie; Bydgoski
Location of affected unit(s)
Bydgoszcz
Sector
Retail
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

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 May 2019
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2019
Foreseen end date

Description

The British retail chain Castorama, specialised in building materials, has announced that it will create 150 jobs at its new store in Bydgoszcz. Currently, the company is looking for customer service and logistics staff. The store is expected to be operational in June 2019.

Castorama Poland is a part of the┬ámultinational company Kingfisher which has about 1,200 stores in 10 European countries. The company has been operating in Poland since 1994; it has nearly 80 stores across Poland. In 2018, the company announced two restructuring programmes: in April (300 new jobs) and July (125 new jobs). In March 2019, the company announced the creation of 145 jobs in Elbl─ůg.


Sources

Citation

Eurofound (2019), Castorama Poland, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 97902, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/97902.