EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Albert Heijn

Albert Heijn

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Location of affected unit(s): Zaandam


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
Number Employed: 55000
Group: Ahold

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-09-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 440
Planned Job Reductions max: 440
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 300
Other Job Reduction Measures: 140

Additional Information

The supermarket, Albert Heijn, is restructuring. 250 jobs will be affected at the headquarters and 190 within the distribution. One third will go through retirement measures, direct dismissals seem to be unavoidable.