EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Region: Cluj; Nord-Vest
Location of affected unit(s): Cluj Napoca


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.52 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass in specialised stores
Number Employed: 723
Group: Hornbach

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-05-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 13-05-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

Hornbach, a German construction and gardening retailer has started the recruitment process for opening its eighth the store in Cluj-Napoca (Cluj County). The store will employ 120 people by the end pf 2021. The new positions are for department managers, commercial workers, cargo reception workers, drivers and cashiers. In 2019, the company employed a workforce of 723.

Currently, the company owns 161 shops in nine European countries (Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Sweden, Slovakia and Romania), including seven in Romania (three in Bucharest, Brasov, Timisoara, Sibiu and Oradea). It has a total workforce of 21,000.