JYSK, originating in Denmark, is one of fastest growing chain stores in the world in the ‘sleeping and living’ retail industry. JYSK’s fairy tale success began in 1979, when the company’s founder and sole owner, Lars Larsen, opened his first store with the simple idea of always giving customers a great offer. This remains the company philosophy to this day: To be a great offer for everyone within sleeping and living!
JYSK GROUP has it’s base in Denmark: the first store opened in Aarhus, Denmark in 1979. Today, JYSK GROUP has over 2,300 stores and 20,000 employees in 41 countries: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Iceland, Canada, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Romania, France, Great Britain, Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Bosnia-Herzegovina, China, Serbia, Indonesia, Armenia, Montenegro, Greece, Singapore, Albania and Vietnam. In Germany and Austria, the name is Dänisches Bettenlager and JYSK in the rest of the world.