EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Bydgoski; Kujawsko-Pomorskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Grudziądz


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.52 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass in specialised stores

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-07-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 11-07-2018
Planned Job Creation: 125

Additional Information

French retail chain Castorama, specialized in building materials, has announced the creation of 125 jobs at its new store in Grudziądz. The store, having an area of 6,200 m2, is expected to be opened on 11th of July 2018.

The company has been operating in Poland since 1994; it has 76 stores and employs about 12,000 people across Poland. Castorama Poland is a part of multinational company Kingfisher which has about 1,200 stores in 10 European countries.

In 2017, the group made a similar announcement following the creation of a new logistic centre in Kiełmina near Zgierz, resulting in the creation of 300 jobs.