Jysk recruits staff for EUR 200 mln regional distribution center

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Danish home furnishings retailer Jysk is recruiting to fill 300 positions at a new EUR 200 million regional distribution in Ecser, on the outskirts of Budapest, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

The 143,000 sqm distribution center, to serve shops in Hungary, Czechia, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia, will start operating from mid-March, Jysk told the news agency.

Headcount there could rise as high as 500 as turnover grows, it added.

Jysk employs around 800 people at 90 shops in Hungary. It is adding four more stores in its business year ending August 31.

Revenue of Jysk's local unit rose 11% to HUF 57 billion in the business year ended August 31.

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