Centra to create nearly 500 jobs as it opens 18 new stores

Sales at the retailer rose to nearly €2 billion last year

The chain expects to employ over 12,000 people. Picture: Business Post

Centra is to create nearly 500 new jobs as part of its store expansion programme, the retailer has announced.

The company said it will open 18 new stores this year, creating “at least” 468 new jobs. This will bring the total number of people employed at Centra to over 12,000 at nearly 500 stores.

Sales rose to €1.98 billion at the company in 2022. “The brand has demonstrated strong resilience in the face of the ...