Monday, 19th February 2018
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Following months of anticipation great value UK home, leisure and gardens retailer, The Range, is thrilled to announce a confirmed opening date for its new superstore in Waterford. The development work on the site at Musgrave Business Park is well underway and the new superstore plans to open its doors on Good Friday, 30th March at 9am.

Over 80 full and part-time jobs, from store to department managers and warehouse assistants to retail administrators, will be created when the new store opens at the end of March. This is expected to be a fantastic boost to the local economy and sure to be a positive addition to the park.

The Range is continuing to embark on an exciting development strategy that sees the UK retailer now operating over 150 stores across the UK and Ireland. The sudden growth of The Range, given both the recent economic conditions and the competition in retail, is a mark of the entrepreneurial leadership of Devon-based owner and founder of the firm, Chris Dawson. He began life as a market stall trader across the South West of England before opening his first store in 1989 in Plymouth, under the name CDS (Chris Dawson Superstores) and has grown the company at an impressive rate since.

The retailer is recognised for offering high quality products across 16 departments, all at great prices. The new store in Waterford will provide products across Furniture, Arts & Crafts, DIY and Homewares departments. The store will include a family café serving a wide selection of delicious food and drink. It will also have a large outdoor garden centre.

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Chris Dawson commented on the upcoming opening: "This store has been on my radar for a long time so we are delighted to finally be able to confirm the opening date for Good Friday. The job provision that comes with the new store should provide a great boost to the retail park and town of Waterford. This opening, along with Maynooth which will open in the spring, is a great step in the company’s Irish expansion plans. We look forward to welcoming our new customers to the opening in March”.


Musgrave Business Park, Waterford.

Look out for more details on the Grand Opening soon.


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