EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Italy


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.1 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores
Number Employed: 20605
Group: Esselunga

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-01-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Esselunga, one of the main Italian companies operating in the large-scale retail trade, is to create 2,000 new jobs in the 2014-15 period. The planned job creation arises from a new business plan that envisages the opening of new supermarkets in Italy (the next new openings will be in Florence, Rome and Turin).
Esselunga operates 144 supermarkets and has around 20,600 employees in Italy.