EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leroy Merlin

Leroy Merlin

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Lodzki; Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Kutno


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: 25-01-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2021
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 102

Additional Information

Home decor and gardening retail company Leroy Merlin announced plans to create 102 jobs at its new store in Kutno in 2021.

The unit, with an area of nearly 7,500 square metres, is expected to be launched in the second half of 2021. The source reports that the chain has already initiated a recruitment process; Leroy Merlin is looking for logistics coordinators, managers, customer advisors, cashiers, logistics and warehouse staff. All employees will receive an additional benefit package, including private medical care and life insurance.

The company has been operating in the country since 1994, it runs over 60 stores employing over 10,000 people.

Previous business expansions were announced in February 2020 (150 jobs created), and in August 2020 (130 jobs created).