AN international retail chain will be opening a new store in Waterford city next year.
Danish chain Jysk, which sells household goods such as mattresses, furniture and interior décor, is expected to open by March 2020 at Unit 3/4 Boland’s Retail Park on the Cork Road.
Jysk (pronounced ‘yusk’) is the largest Danish retailer operating internationally.
It has more than 2,500 stores in 50 countries and over 22,000 employees.
Approximately 10 full-time positions will be created by the opening of the Waterford store.
Barry & John Murphy Auctioneers played an important role in sourcing this high profile tenant .
good sign of confidence in Waterford
“I am delighted to have played a key role in sourcing such a high profile retailer for Waterford city and I wish them the very best of luck with the store,” said Barry.
“I feel it shows a good sign of confidence in Waterford that this global homewares brand have chosen it as the location for their first South East store. I have no doubt they will thrive in such a prominent city location with excellent parking.”
Jysk (meaning ‘Jutlandic’) was founded by Lars Larsen, in the Danish city of Aarhus in 1979.