EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-02-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 18-02-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

Germany-based retail company Aldi has announced that it will create about 600 new jobs across Poland in 2021. Following the business expansion, the company plans to open about 45 new stores to be present in most provinces in Poland.

Aldi, the discount supermarket chain, was founded in 1946 in Germany. Currently, the company has over 10,000 stores in 20 countries. The chain has been operating in Poland since 2006. Currently, Aldi has 168 stores and employs almost 3,000 people across the country.