It was announced today that Danish global home retail brand, JYSK, will open 15 stores across Ireland in the next two years, creating more than 200 jobs.
The first Irish store will open in Naas, Co. Kildare in April 2019, with two further stores opening in Drogheda, Co. Louth and Navan, Co. Meath in May, and a fourth store opening in Portlaoise, Co. Laois opening during summer 2019.
JYSK will open an Irish head office in Dublin early in 2019 and will also fill approximately 10 roles in sales, marketing, human resources and finance over the next two years.
Today, JYSK looks to fill deputy store manager and sales assistant positions for its first four retail stores in Naas, Navan, Drogheda and Portlaoise. There are full time and part time positions available
JYSK was founded in Denmark in 1979 by Lars Larsen and over the past four decades JYSK has expanded to 51 countries with more than 2,700 stores worldwide employing 23,000 people.
Speaking this week, Head of retail at JYSK, Roni Tuominen said, "Ireland is a very important market for us, given the prominent position the retail industry holds in the country for employment and the economy. As a company, we focus on entering a new market each year, and we are excited that 2019 is the year we bring our brand to Ireland. We will open here with our latest concept stores and deliver exceptional quality products at great prices to Irish consumers."