Jysk A/S is a Danish retail chain, selling household goods such as mattresses, furniture and interior décor. Jysk is the largest Danish retailer operating internationally. In total, the companies have 2,586 stores in 50 countries and over 22,000 employees. The turnover in the financial year 16/17 was 3.36 billion Euro.
Jysk (meaning “Jutlandic”) was founded by Lars Larsen, who opened the first store on Silkeborgvej in the Danish city Aarhus in 1979. The retail chain is still owned by Larsen, who is one of Denmark’s richest people, although in some countries the chain operates on a franchise basis. The logo displays a goose.