EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet
Number Employed: 2500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-01-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 19-01-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 950

Additional Information

Polish e-commerce platform Allegro announced that it will create 950 new jobs at its units in Poland by the end of 2021.

The company will move into a new office space in the city of Poznań; Allegro’s headquarter is to occupy ten floors with a total space of 24,600 square meters, with the possibility of further expansion to 29,700 square meters. Following the expansions of its activities, the company is also working on AI, supply and platform improvement.

Allegro was founded in 1999. Currently, the company employs over 2,500 people across five locations: Poznań, Kraków, Toruń, Warsaw and Wrocław. Previous business expansion was announced in November 2020 (200 jobs created).