The pet store Jollyes is to invest £500,000 in Bristol in a move which it says will create up to 12 jobs. It will open a new store in Bristolington, its existing store in Longwell Green to Warmley and revamping its store at Cadbury Garden Centre in Congresbury.
The Bristol expansion is part of the store’s ambitious plans announced to accelerate its growth plans, opening up to 20 new stores over the next 18 months, creating up to 150 jobs.
From modest beginnings in Enfield as a single store in 1971, Jollyes has grown into one of the largest chains of pet superstores with more than 70 stores, across the UK and Ireland as well as a substantial E-commerce fulfilment.
Jollyes offers everything from live animals, food, accessories, toys, pet homes, services such as dog grooming, washing and veterinary. It Is very much known for offering excellent service and advice and there is an instant ‘local’ feel to the stores which is enabled through the friendly, knowledgeable and passionate colleagues serving customers in store as well as the pet lovers that work in head office.