EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Region: Córdoba; Andalucía; Sur
Location of affected unit(s): Cabra,Palma del Río, Puente Genil, Lucena


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.1 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores
Group: Ahold

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-07-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 11-07-2004
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2004

Additional Information

The Ahold Group is specialised in the distribution sector. The company has decided the closure of 5 supermarkets in the Province of Cordoba. The five supermarkets where located in the towns of Palma, Palma del Río, two of them in Puente Genil and the last one in Lucena, all in the province of Cordoba (Spain). The measure will cut 100 jobs. The closure of the supermarkets had been announced by the regional UGT union’s representative in the Sector of Hotels and Tourism, Mr. Antonio Vacas.