Glenrothes confirmed amongst newest retailer openings for fast-growing pet store chain
It follows the opening of Jollyes in Stirling in June and builds on the recognition with native pet lovers of the long-standing shops at Clydebank and Perth.
Collectively, the three openings take the agency’s whole funding in Scotland this 12 months to virtually £1m, creating 34 jobs and taking the overall variety of staff in Scotland to 55.
The Fife retailer will probably be on the city’s Saltire Retail Park.
Kerry Midgley, regional supervisor, stated: “We’re persevering with to take a look at different places and strongly imagine Scotland will probably be an necessary space of progress for Jollyes sooner or later.
“The funding we’re making at Glenrothes and Edinburgh builds on the success of our current shops and with 5 shops throughout Scotland we at the moment are beginning to create a big footprint and turning into a reputation that may develop into more and more acquainted.”
Backed by Kester Capital, Jollyes has greater than 80 shops throughout the UK. In July, it acquired Penparc Pet Centres with 5 shops within the Midlands, which along with new openings in Cookstown, Wrexham, Stirling, Southport, Stockton-on-Tees and Poole has accelerated the tempo of growth.
Bosses stated demand has by no means been increased, helped by a surge in pet ownership through the pandemic and growing recognition of the well being and well-being advantages that pets convey. There at the moment are 35 million pets within the UK.