Jobs created with opening of Jollyes store on Boucher Road

Jobs created with opening of Jollyes store on Boucher Road
Jollyes Vet Chris Korgul with Freida at the official launch of eight community pet clinics in Northern Ireland.

Pet retailer, Jollyes will continue its store expansion across Northern Ireland with the opening of its new store on Boucher Road, Belfast at the end of July.

The store, opening to customers on Saturday 29th July, is the company’s 14th store in Northern Ireland and its 92nd throughout the UK.

The Boucher Road store will create 10 jobs and bring the total number of Jollyes colleagues employed across the province to 180.

Covering 5500 sq ft, the store will offer a wide range of pet food, including a wide selection of frozen raw brands, pet toys, pet accessories, small animals and services including a Community Pet Clinic.

Following Jollyes million-pound veterinary investment, the launch of new Community Pet Clinics are providing affordable and accessible pet care such as vaccinations and microchipping services for customers across Northern Ireland.

Laura Hadden, Jollyes NI Regional Manager.

The inclusion of a Pet Clinic will be an exciting addition to Jollyes’ new Belfast location. This store opening announcement comes as Jollyes recently confirmed record sales in its latest full year results for the 12 months to May 2023.

Sales overall rose by 33%to £115.5m, with like-for-like growth of 17% over the year to 29th May 2023. Jollyes, the Pet People has big plans to accelerate its growth over the coming year, aiming to have 100 stores open by early 2024.

Regional manager Laura Hadden said: “We can’t wait to welcome customers to our exciting new store as we continue to grow in Northern Ireland.

“Every one of our Jollyes colleagues in Northern Ireland loves to share their knowledge and pet expertise with customers and we can’t wait to deliver that amazing service and brilliant value to new pet parents on Boucher Road.”

To celebrate the opening of the Belfast Boucher Road store, Jollyes will host a Summer Pet Fest on Saturday 29th July allowing customers to join in the launch day fun.