EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Big Bazar

Big Bazar

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.19 - Other retail sale in non-specialised stores
Number Employed: 2000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-06-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 275

Additional Information

Discount chain Big Bazar is expanding from 120 shops to around 170 shops. The company has a highly diverse range of products, consisting mainly of personal care, cleaning and food products. In the coming months, Big Bazar is refurbishing 50 shops from the bankrupt Op=Op Voordeelshop to their own formula. Around 275 people will be employed in the new shops. It is not an acquisition of the bankrupt Op=Op Voordeelshop, former employees of the Op=Op Voordeelshop are able to apply for a job.