EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Slovenia
Region: Osrednjeslovenska; Slovenija
Location of affected unit(s): Ljubljana


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores
Number Employed: 0
Group: Ikea

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-05-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 14-05-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-05-2018
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

Ikea, the world's largest retailer of ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories will open a new shop in Ljubljana (Osrednjeslovenska region) in 2018 in which 300 new employees will be hired. The Municipality of Ljubljana and Ikea signed the Memorandum of Agreement in relation to the construction of Ikea store in Ljubljana already in 2014. The investment amounts to €90 million. Ljubljana’s IKEA store, located in the commercial centre BTC, will encompass 35,000 square metres.