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Lekkerland-Tobaccoland GmbH & Co. KG

Lekkerland-Tobaccoland GmbH & Co. KG

Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46.17 - Agents involved in the sale of food, beverages and tobacco
Number Employed: 5000
Group: Lekkerland International

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-02-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 500
Planned Job Reductions max: 500
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 01-02-2003

Additional Information

LEKKERLAND is Europe's leading wholesale, distribution and service group for the convenience market. Over 2,000 sales advisers and 140 logistics and service centres in 14 European countries support over 200,000 retail clients from the convenience sector.The LEKKERLAND customer groups can be subdivided as follows: Petrol stations, Kiosks, Tobacco shops, Beverage shops, Bakeries, Neighborhood-shops, Retail shops Verdi (German Trade Union) fears that the new legislation on packaging could cost 10 % of the jobs.