Why Work For Horkans Group- Horkans Garden Centre & Petworld Group
Why Work For Us
Background to business
The Horkan’s Group is a market-leading retailer in the garden, lifestyle and pet markets with an increasing number of retail outlets across Ireland. The Horkan Group is very much a family business which has been in business for over 100 years and is recognised as a leader in the garden centre market for the last 40 years and in the pet supply market for over 20 years.
In 1990 a decision was taken to refocus the business as an in town garden centre due to the emerging growth of this sector.
Horkans operates six Horkans garden & lifestyle centres around Ireland. With a strong focus on quality Irish-grown plants, we also offer a unique range of garden furniture and ornaments, landscaping material, water features, barbeques and gardening accessories. Weekly garden feature on TV3 Ireland am program and national and regional print media contributor.
Horkans also operates 8 Petworld Store located in Dublin, Galway, Sligo, Athlone, Mullingar, Portlaoise and Castlebar. Petworld stocks the best products available, focusing on the leading brands and always seeking out new trends and innovations in pet products in order to deliver the very best choices for their customer and their pets. Petworld specialise in solutions for the long-term health and happiness of pets from providing the pet itself, through to food, accessories and toys
Horkans Operates two eCommerce site set up in 2011 to support the online development of their retail business.
- Horkans Garden & Lifestyle have been awarded the National Bord Bia 5-Star Award each year since 1992. This award recognises the highest standards of quality for garden centres.
- Top 50 Retail excellence company
- Finalist in Best Innovator in the Retail Excellence Ireland E-commerce Awards
- Finalist in European E-commerce awards 2013 held in Barcelona at the Gobal e-commerce summit
- Google Digital Incubation Company 2013/2014
Find out more about our company by visiting our web sites www.horkans.ie www.petworlddirect.ie or call in to our flagship garden centre in Turlough, Castlebar or our larger Petworld superpetstores in Athlone, Galway or Dublin Nutgrove.