EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Region: Chieti; Abruzzo; Sud
Location of affected unit(s): San Salvo


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: 12500
Group: Amazon

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-09-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 01-06-2025
Planned Job Creation: 330

Additional Information

The e-commerce giant Amazon announced it will open a new distribution centre in San Salvo, province of Chieti, in 2022. As a result, additional 1,000 permanent jobs will be created within three years of its opening.

The new positions created will add to the 3,000 permanent jobs that Amazon has already created in 2021. This new investment is expected to bring the company's total workforce in Italy to 13,500 workers.