EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Belgium


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.99 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets
Number Employed: 199

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-06-2022
Planned Job Reductions min: 199
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 10-06-2022

Additional Information

Gorillas, German retail service that delivers paid groceries in major cities across the country has announced it will close its Belgian division. In total around 199 people are facing dismissal. The international company management has stated that the company seeks to specialise in its main markets in Germany, France, The Netherlands and the UK and that the number of orders must be large enough to be profitable and this requires a large market.