EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Sweden


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.52 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass in specialised stores
Number Employed: 2000
Group: Bauhaus international

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-12-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013
Planned Job Creation: 800

Additional Information

Bauhaus, construction material and hardware retailer, is to hire 800 new employees to increase staffing levels and to staff new stores. Additional employees will be hired at all current stores and a new store is opening up in Linköping. Staff will be recruited for positions at all levels of responsibility.

Bauhaus is part of Bauhaus International, a European hardware retailer for workshop, house and garden materials with over 190 branches in 13 countries. Earlier employment adjustments by Bauhaus in Sweden are covered in fact sheet 10530.

The business expansion will be completed during 2013.