EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leroy Merlin

Leroy Merlin

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Gorzowski; Lubuskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Gorzów Wielkopolski


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: 31-08-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2021
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2021
Planned Job Creation: 130

Additional Information

Home decor and gardening retail company Leroy Merlin announced plans to create 130 customer service and warehouse jobs at its new store in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland. The unit, with an area of over 10,000 square metres, based in former Tesco building, is expected to be launched in the first half of 2021. The source reports the chain has already initiated a recruitment process. Leroy Merlin is looking for logistics coordinators, sales coordinators, designers, logistics specialists, warehouse staff and customer advisers.

The company has been operational in the country since 1994, it runs over 60 stores employing over 10,000 people. In February 2020, the company registered an event of job creation in the city of Radom, Poland (150 new jobs).