Jysk A/S (Danish: [ˈjysk]) is a Danish retail chain, selling household goods such as mattresses, furniture and interior décor. Jysk is the largest Danish retailer operating internationally. In total, the companies have 2,937 stores in 50 countries and over 22,000 employees. The turnover in the financial year 19/20 was 4.1 billion Euro.[1] The company is owned by Lars Larsen Group.[2]

Jysk A/S
TypePrivate
IndustryRetail
Founded2 April 1979; 42 years ago (2 April 1979) in Aarhus, Denmark
FounderLars Larsen
HeadquartersBrabrand, Denmark
Area served
Europe, Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Greenland, Canada
Key people
Jacob Brunsborg (chairman)
Number of employees
app. 22,000 (2018)
ParentLars Larsen Group
Websitejysk.com

Jysk (meaning "Jutlandic") was founded by Lars Larsen, who opened the first store on Silkeborgvej in the Danish city Aarhus in April 1979.[3] The logo displays a goose, which has a historical thread to the brand.[4]

Jysk in Hungary

A chronological history of Jysk:[5]

Jysk store in Slovakia
Jysk store in Sweden
Jysk in Czech Republic
Jysk store in Oulu, Finland
Jysk store in Łódź, Poland

1979–1989Edit

  • 1979: On 2 April, the world's first Jysk Sengetøjslager opens in Aarhus, Denmark, where it still operates today.
  • 1984: Jysk Sengetøjslager opens its first store outside the country - Dänisches Bettenlager in Germany.
  • 1984: Jysk Franchise opens its first store in Greenland.
  • 1986: Jysk Franchise opens its first store in Faroe Islands.
  • 1987: Jysk expands to Iceland and opens a store in Kópavogur.

1990–1999Edit

  • 1995: Jysk opens its first store in Finland.[6]
  • 1996: Jysk opens its first Canadian store in Coquitlam, British Columbia[7]
  • 1998: The company celebrates the opening of store number 500.

2000–2009Edit

  • 2000: Jysk opens its first store in Poland.[8]
  • 2001: The stores in Denmark, Sweden and Finland change their name from Jysk Sengetøjslager, Jysk Bäddlager and Jysk Vuodevarasto to Jysk.
  • 2004: Jysk opens its first store in Hungary
  • 2008: Jysk Nordic opens Northern Europe's largest warehouse in Uldum in Mid-Jutland. The warehouse now has an area of 64,000 m2.[9]
  • 2008: Jysk opens its first stores in the United Kingdom. Mansfield and Lincoln opened in April, then Blackburn and York opened in the summer.[10]

2010–2019Edit

2020–presentEdit

  • 2020: Jysk opens first store in Moscow.[26]
  • 2020: The Austrian branch is rebranded to "Jysk" (formerly "Dänisches Bettenlager")[27]
  • 2021: The German branch is rebranded to "Jysk" (formerly "Dänisches Bettenlager");[28] Jysk Indonesia closed down.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ JYSK PRESENTS RECORD TURNOVER DESPITE CORONAVIRUS GoJysk, Rune Jungberg Pedersen, September 14, 2020, retrieved November 25, 2020
  2. ^ https://www.jysk.com/ Retrieved November 25, 2020.
  3. ^ "The founder | JYSK". www.jysk.com. Retrieved 2017-08-04.
  4. ^ "THE JYSK AND DBL LOGO". JYSK Blue Line. 15 June 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  5. ^ "The History of JYSK". Archived from the original on 24 April 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  6. ^ "JYSK kasvatti myyntiä Suomessa" (in Finnish). 1 December 2016.
  7. ^ "JYSK Announces 6 Canadian Stores for 2017". Retail Insider. 28 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Informacje o JYSK". jysk.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2019-11-24.
  9. ^ "CASE STUDY JYSK". ssi-schaefer.com. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  10. ^ "WHAT IS JYSK?". jysk.ie. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  11. ^ "The History of JYSK GROUP". JYSK. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Peresmian JYSK Store Indonesia, Foto 5 - Tribun Images". Tribunnews.com. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  13. ^ "List of Tiong Bahru Plaza's stores". AsiaMalls Management Pte Ltd. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  14. ^ "The History of JYSK GROUP". JYSK. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  15. ^ "ᲗᲑᲘᲚᲘᲡᲨᲘ ᲡᲙᲐᲜᲓᲘᲜᲐᲕᲘᲣᲠᲘ ᲑᲠᲔᲜᲓᲘᲡ JYSK GROUP ᲞᲘᲠᲕᲔᲚᲘ ᲛᲐᲦᲐᲖᲘᲐ ᲒᲐᲘᲮᲡᲜᲐ" [First store of Scandinavian brand Jysk opened in Tbilisi]. Business media Georgia (in Georgian). Tbilisi: Business Media Georgia. 2016-10-02. Retrieved 2021-07-28.
  16. ^ JYSK opens in Belarus mynewdesk.com, retrieved November 27, 2020
  17. ^ Jysk opening shop in Brest ctv.by, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 27, 2020
  18. ^ JYSK Franchise opens in Kuwait mynewdesk.com, November 2, 2017, retrieved November 27, 2020
  19. ^ In pictures: coolest new furniture store opens in Dubai expatmedia.net, January 7, 2019, retrieved November 27, 2020
  20. ^ เปิดตัว “JYSK” แบรนด์เฟอร์นิเจอร์ระดับโลกจากสแกนดิเนเวียน พร้อมปักหมุดแฟล็กชิปสโตร์แห่งแรกในไทย prachachat.net, April 9, 2019, retrieved August 8, 2021
  21. ^ JYSK opens the first store in Azerbaijan mynewdesk.com, May 22, 2019, retrieved November 27, 2020
  22. ^ JYSK OFFICIALLY OPENED THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN BULGARIA gojysk, September 20, 2019, retrieved November 27, 2020
  23. ^ http://cphpost.dk/news/business/business-round-up-jysk-founder-dies-aged-71.html
  24. ^ JYSK to open 40 stores in Ireland thinkbusiness.ie, January 6, 2020, retrieved November 27, 2020
  25. ^ "Jysk says it takes four times longer to open Irish store than rest of Europe".
  26. ^ JYSK Opens its First Store in Russia RetailSEE, June 12, 2020, retrieved November 25, 2020
  27. ^ DÄNISCHES BETTENLAGER Austria is now officially named JYSK mynewdesk.com, October 01, 2020, retrieved November 25, 2020
  28. ^ Seck, Mariama (2021-09-16). "JYSK. A new name for Dänisches Bettenlager". ndion. Retrieved 2021-09-28.

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