EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Estonia
Region: Eesti
Location of affected unit(s): Narva (Kirde-Eesti), Kohtla-Järve (Kirde-Eesti), Põlva (Lõuna-Eesti), Hiiumaa (Lääne-Eesti), Tallinn (Põhja-Eesti), Pärnu (Lääne-Eesti)


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
Group: Tallinna Kaubamaja

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-01-2008
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 08-01-2008
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2008
Planned Job Creation: 360

Additional Information

A-Selver, the chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets selling mainly food products and convenience goods, plans to open at least 8 new stores all over Estonia by the end of 2008 employing at least 360 persons.

The exact number of employees depends on the size of the new stores and may actually reach 480. Currently, the chain owns 24 stores in Estonia employing 2200 persons.