Jobs boost as new store opens in Worksop

Three new jobs have been created in Worksop with the opening of a new store.

Friday, 14th December 2018, 10:13 am
Updated Friday, 14th December 2018, 10:17 am
Ramsdens has opened in Worksop.

Ramsdens, which specialises in buying and selling goods and financial services, has opened a new store in the former Jollys Jewellers premises on Newcastle Avenue.

Leighanne Thompson, store manager, said: “It’s fantastic to be opening the doors of our new Worksop store, just in time for Christmas.

“We’re looking forward to helping customers choose that perfect gift for Christmas - without breaking the bank.”

Peter Kenyon, Ramsdens chief executive officer, said: “We’re thrilled to be opening in Worksop as we continue to expand the Ramsdens brand and bring excellent value-for-money services to new customers across the UK.

“This is part of our long-term store expansion strategy to open about 12 new stores per year.”

The new Worksop branch is the 140th Ramsdens store in the UK.

A Ramsdens spokesman said: “The AIM-listed brand has served more than 800,000 customers over the past financial year, and has built a strong reputation for offering great value on everyday products and services,

including new and pre-owned jewellery and watches, travel money, pawnbroking, cheque cashing and gold buying.

“Ramsdens’ range of great value new and pre-owned jewellery is available to customers in Worksop just in time for Christmas, as well as an extended range of products - including luxury timepieces - available online

“For those planning festive getaways, Ramsdens’ travel money is commission-free, with rates checked daily to make sure customers get the best deal.”

Jobs created at the store include a managerial role and two sales assistants positions.