B&Q growth to create 2,500 jobs
Monday 08 March 1999
B&Q, Britain's biggest DIY chain, is to create 2,500 jobs in the next year. It is announcing plans today to open 10 warehouse stores and three Supercentres, creating jobs from shopfloor to management.
The plans will include its first warehouse in Northern Ireland, at Newry, while the planned new superstores will be opened in England in Cannock, Yeovil and Ashford. B&Q now has a total of 287 stores, with the latest, in Blackpool, opening last Friday.
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