EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Sweden
Region: Kronobergs län; Småland med öarna
Location of affected unit(s): Växjö


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.52 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass in specialised stores

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-07-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 08-07-2022
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

The construction product chain Bauhaus is expanding its operations in Sweden by opening a new 13,000 square metre store in Växjö, Sweden. The business expansion is expected to be coupled with recruiting around 150 new staff to the store.

With company headquarters in Mannheim, Germany, Bauhaus is one of Europe’s leading construction product chains. In 2022, Bauhaus has more than 270 stores in 19 countries out of which 22 are in Sweden. In 2020, Bauhaus employed 2,690 people in Sweden.