St Helens - Next for global Furniture retailer JYSK's UK expansion

Press releases   •   May 28, 2019 14:40 BST

The St Helens opening at St Helens Retail Park, on Saturday 15th June at 9am, puts the UK among the top ten nations chosen for the new concept format from across JYSK’s 50 countries.

JYSK prides itself on a great offer on everything for your home, making Scandi style accessible. Over its opening weekend in St Helens JYSK will offer customers a free ice cream (on production of their JYSK receipt) on opening morning and celebration prices of up to 70% off. JYSK will arrive in the town with plenty of hints and tips on how to bring the Scandi art of Hygge (the Scandi knack of making your home and garden cozy) to St Helens.

Country Manager for JYSK UK, David Ashton, said: “We are accelerating our growth within the UK and St Helens is one of the first on the expansion trail. It’s a destination we have chosen specifically for our new-look concept store. St Helens customers will enjoy an attractive and inspiring store to spark ideas for their next big (or small) in or outdoor furnishing project.”

JYSK UK has stores in Lincoln, Mansfield, York, Blackburn, Bolton, Swadlincote, Coventry, Pontefract, Grantham, Rotherham, Ellesmere Port, Chesterfield, Cannock, Dewsbury, Doncaster and Derby with St Helens and Bradford set to follow in early summer.

Worldwide the brand, which is still privately owned by its founder, Lars Larsen, has stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Iceland, Canada, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Romania, France, Great Britain, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Bosnia-Herzegovina, China, Serbia, Armenia, Indonesia, Montenegro, Greece, Singapore, Albania, Vietnam, Malta, Portugal, Georgia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Moldova, Belgium, Kuwait, Dubai and Thailand.

Danish-owned global furniture retailer JYSK has chosen St Helens for the UK’s next new generation concept store*, creating 12 jobs. With a strongly performing store base concentrated at the heart of the UK, the €multi billion company also announced wider rapid expansion plans with five more stores opening in 2019.

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