Castorama, part of Kingfisher, the home improvement company, opened today, june, 12th, the 79th store in Poland, located in the eastern part of Bydgoszcz city. The second Castorama store in Bydgoszcz will offer 35,000 articles.
The new store covers an area of over 15,000 sqm, of which the commercial area is almost 11,000 sqm. In addition, nearly 900 sqm of outdoor area were prepared with garden products and a parking area with 650 places.
Castorama has also added a few services to its offer like: transport, click & collect (the possibility of on-line ordering and collection of products in the store) or click & delivery (the possibility of on-line ordering with home delivery).
Since entering the Polish market in 1997, Castorama have been the largest company in the home improvement industry and is the market with 78 stores in 58 cities in Poland. Castorama is part of Kingfisher, the british home improvement company.
Kingfisher are operating three DIY retail networks in Central and Eastern Europe: Castorama, in Poland, Brico Dépôt, in Romania and Koçtaş, in Turkey. Kingfisher have taken the decision, in 2018, november, to exit Russia, Spain and Portugal, to focus on markets where retailer have, or can reach, a market leading position.
Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company with 1,331 stores in 10 countries across Europe, Russia and Turkey, supported by a team of 77,300 employees.
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