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JYSK memories: TV commercial with JYSK founder, a blessing for DC Radomsko and award

Date: 05/05/2021

Author: Anders Græsbøll Buch, Communications Consultant, JYSK

Category: History

A lot has happened in JYSK since the first store opened in Denmark in 1979. has been in the archives to see how the world of JYSK looked like in the past.

Jysk memories

  • “JYSK memories” is a quarterly throwback on We celebrate our history and progress and take a look at what happened through the years.

15 years ago

Lars Larsen went behind the scenes for a TV commercial with JYSK founder Lars Larsen. For many years, Lars Larsen was the face of JYSK in all Danish TV commercials. He passed away in august 2019.


A topping-out ceremony is held for the distribution centre in Radomsko that was under construction at the time. A catholic priest gives his blessing to the building, which is a tradition for constructions in Poland.

10 years ago



JYSK opened in Serbia, which became JYSK country number 35. The first store was opened in Subotica in northern Serbia, and the interest from customers was enormous. On the first day, the store had to prolong the opening hours to meet the interest.

4 years ago

Bosnia award

JYSK Bosnia & Herzegovina wins the award for Best Retail Employer. The prize was given after a vote from citizens in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Two years earlier, JYSK finished second in the award for Best Workplace in Retail in the country.

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Harun R.I.P Lars. You done a great work

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