EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Osrednjeslovenska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Various locations in Slovenia


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
Number Employed: 2000
Group: Aldi Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-06-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 16-06-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Hofer, a member of Aldi Group, German biggest discount food retailer and the third-largest retail chain in Slovenia, plans to employ another 150 new workers by the end of 2021. Hofer has accelerated its process of recruiting new staff. In the first half of this year, it has already hired 150 new employees and will recruit as much again in the second half of the year. The most needed are salespersons.

Currently, the company has about 2,000 employees.

For previous restructuring events, see HoferSL-2017HoferSL-200512, and HoferSL-200505