The Works to open 50 new stores across UK

The Works to open 50 new stores across UK

The Works plans to open 50 new shops across the UK, taking the discount retailer up to 547 branches by the end of the financial year.

The Works currently boasts 515 stores and the expansion plans will see the retailer have 547 branches by April 2020. It’s believed the new stores will create around 350 jobs, bucking the high street trend which saw a record number of shops closing in Britain last year.

“We opened 50 last year and it’s our intention for 50 this year and they will be all over the country from Scotland to Wales,” said property director Kerry Hughes. “Certainly we are bucking t...

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