EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leroy Merlin

Leroy Merlin

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Warszawski; Mazowieckie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Wołomin


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.5 - Retail sale of other household equipment in specialised stores

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 02-06-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 130

Additional Information

French DIY chain Leroy Merlin has announced that it will create 130 jobs at its new store in Wołomin. The store is expected to be operational in late 2017/early 2018. The company is looking for managers, customer advisors, logistics staff and cashiers.

Leroy Merlin has been operating in Poland since 1994 and has 55 stores across the country. In 2017, the company has announced two business expansion programmes affecting 100 jobs in Piła and 220 in Mirków near Wrocław. Last year it opened  stores in Wrocław (140 jobs), Jelenia Góra (152 jobs) and Mielec (115 jobs).