EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Jerónimo Martins

Jerónimo Martins

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Krakow; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Kraków


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.1 - Warehousing and storage
Group: Jerónimo Martins

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-02-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 04-02-2014
Planned Job Creation: 280

Additional Information

On 4 February 2014, Portuguese food retail company Jerónimo Martins, owner of the store chain Biedronka in Poland, announced it plans to create over 280 jobs at the newly opened distribution centre in Kraków. The centre will supply articles to 150 stores in the region. The investment is worth approx. 100 mln PLN.

Jerónimo Martins has been operating in Poland since 1995. The company has about 2,400 stores in 900 Polish cities and 14 distribution centres across Poland. Jerónimo Martins employs over 45,000 people in Poland.

For previously reported recent restructuring events please see: Jerónimo Martins-PO2013a, Jerónimo Martins-PO2013b, Jerónimo Martins-PO2012a, Jerónimo Martins-PO2012b.