Screwfix opened record 87 stores in the last year in expansion drive

3rd February 2023 | Jack Oliver

Trade retailer Screwfix has announced a record year for openings, with 87 stores launching within the last 12 months.

Of those stores, 72 were in the UK, 10 were in the Republic of Ireland, while five opened in France.

The most recent openings bring Screwfix’s total number of stores to 870, as it maintains a record of opening one store per week over the last decade.

The retailer said the news stores have created more than 800 jobs in retail management, service assistant and supervisor roles, amongst others.

John Mewett, Screwfix CEO, said: “The ongoing expansion of our network ensures we continue to bring Screwfix ever closer to our customers.

“In response to sustained demand from tradespeople across the UK, Republic of Ireland and France, we have accelerated our store opening program so that our customers are always near a Screwfix store.”


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