EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Szczecinski; Zachodniopomorskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Szczecin


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-12-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-04-2021
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2021
Planned Job Creation: 250

Additional Information

Ikea, the global retailer of ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, has announced that it will create 250 jobs at its new store in Szczecin in the first half of 2021. The unit, with an area of almost 29,000 square meters, is expected to be opened in April 2021.

In Poland, Ikea group employs over 16,000 people, including over 5,500 employees in 11 stores and distribution centre as well as over 10,500 in about 20 production facilities across the country.