EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

FnacDarty

Company/Organisation:
FnacDarty

Geographic Location

Country: France

Company

Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46.19 - Agents involved in the sale of a variety of goods
Number Employed: 18000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-02-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

The cultural and technological products brand FnacDarty has announced a plan to recruit new employees for positions identified as strategic and promising, including 500 permanent employment contract.
Among the priority trades targeted by these recruitment campaigns are 200 positions for service technicians specialising in home repair in 2021 to ensure household appliances durability. A total of 500 technicians are expected to be recruited by 2025, at the end of the deployment of Fnac Darty's new strategic plan, 'Everyday'.
150 delivery driver positions are also to be filled in 2021 within FnacDarty, jobs that have once again demonstrated their strategic role in recent months, when, due to the COVID-19 crisis, customers have made extensive use of the fnac.com and darty.com websites to get products delivered.
FnacDarty is also planning to hire 150 kitchen designers/vendors to support the development of its Darty Cuisine business, whose plan to open at least 150 shops in the coming years remains a priority as part of its diversification strategy.

The company is also hiring to strenghten its ecommerce and digital presence.

In September 2020, the company announced the recruitment of 500 technicians. In totals the comapny filled 1,500 permanent contract positions in 2020.

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