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Tuesday, 9 December 2014: Masters, Australia’s fastest growing hardware store, will create more than 2,000 jobs in Western Sydney with the construction of four new stores in Penrith, Marsden Park, Northmead and Rouse Hill.

Masters Managing Director, Matt Tyson, will be joined by the Hon Mike Baird MP, Premier of New South Wales, to announce the Western Sydney expansion at the site of the new Masters store in Penrith, today.

Matt Tyson said the four stores were the first of many planned for metropolitan Sydney.

“Masters is creating more than 2,000 jobs in Western Sydney through the construction of these four new stores.

“We are investing more than $100 million in the four new stores and will create approximately 400 ongoing retail job opportunities, plus additional support roles and jobs during the construction phase,” he said. 

With construction subject to weather and other variables, Masters is hoping to open its new Rouse Hill store in early 2015, with Northmead, Marsden Park and Penrith scheduled to open by the end of 2015.

Masters currently has 10 stores open in New South Wales at Gregory Hills, Chullora, St Marys, Hoxton Park, Bathurst, Rutherford, Taree, Wagga Wagga, Heatherbrae and West Gosford. With a further seven stores under construction Masters will have 17 stores in New South Wales by the end of 2015.

Across the country, Masters has opened 49 stores in just three years and created more than 29,000 direct and indirect jobs nationally.

Masters Penrith will be the hardware store for a new generation of homeowners with everything from premium kitchens to garden supplies,. Across Australia, people are discovering great ideas and exploring a huge range of 35,000 products at their local Masters Home Improvement.

As well as an unparalleled variety of home and hardware products, Masters Penrith will offer a variety of big brand appliances, kitchens, a huge choice of paint, an impressive garden range and much more. An extensive drive-through trade area will cater to the needs of local tradies, offering outstanding value, service and quality.

 

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For further information please contact the Woolworths Limited Press Office on 02 8885 1033.

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