EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): Different locations in Romania


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.4 - Retail sale of information and communication equipment in specialised stores
Number Employed: 3546
Group: Altex

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-07-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-07-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Romanian hi-tech retailer Altex launched a business expansion plan entailing the creation of about 1,000 new jobs.

The workforce being hired will be employed in logistics centres and shops, included the commercial sites that will open in 2020 and 2021 in Chiajna, Lugoj, Deva, Reșița and Câmpina.

The company announced an overall investment of €27 million. The recruiting procedure has already started, and it includes positions as cashiers, sales consultants, service managers, online managers, district managers, financial managers, store managers, deputy store managers, pickers and goods handlers.

Altex is a leader in the local retail market of electronic, home appliances, IT&C and multimedia products. It has 125 stores and operates in the country since 1992.