EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.2 - Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores
Group: Iceland

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-06-2013
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 07-06-2013
Foreseen End Date: 07-06-2014
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Welsh frozen food retailer Iceland has announced that it is to expand its operations with 40 new stores opening within the UK over the next year.  The company has announced that it is to create 2,000 new jobs. For previously reported restructuring events see Iceland-IR2010, Iceland-UK2006 and Iceland-UK2005.