B&M Creates 50 Jobs in Kingsmead As New Home Store Opens
26 August 2017
There was a lot of excitement in Stafford today as a new B&M Home Store was opened.
The latest addition to B&M's portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy thanks to the creation of more than 50 jobs.
Visitors to the store, located on Kingsmead Retail Park, will be able to browse a wide range of branded and own label goods, including toys, groceries, health & beauty and pet ranges, as well as an an extensive DIY, decorating and furniture range.
As part of the opening day celebrations, B&M colleagues invited local charity, Headway South Staffordshire, to be their VIP for the day.
The charity team provide information about brain injury and support local survivors, their families and carers. The team help survivors regain some quality of life through a wide range of services, including rehabilitation programmes, carer support, social re-integration, community outreach and respite care.
The charity received £250 worth of B&M vouchers as a thank you for taking part and for all of their hard work in the local community.
The store manager, Laura Bailey, said: “The team from Headway South Staffordshire really stood out for us as they go the extra mile for local people, we wanted to give them some VIP treatment as a thank you for all the hard work they do.
“We hope that our donation can help them to continue the great work they do.”
She also commented: “The new team have been working really hard to get the store ready for opening day and we can’t wait to get the doors open Saturday and show customers their new B&M Kingsmead.”
Customers will also be able to enter the B&M Big Prize Bonanza, a free game show taking place at the store to carry the atmosphere throughout the day. Those who enter will be in with a chance of winning prizes including a Slow Cooker, B&M vouchers, Cadbury’s Chocolates and much more.