EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leroy Merlin

Leroy Merlin

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Lodz; Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Łódź


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: 04-03-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 04-03-2021
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Home decor and gardening retail company Leroy Merlin announced plans to create about 200 jobs at its new store in Łódź in 2021. The recruitment process will be initiated soon. The chain has just purchased a site previously occupied by Tesco; the unit, with an area of over 31,00 square metres, will be the third store of the chain in the city.

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 2021 (160 jobs created), January 2021 (102 jobs created), February 2020 (150 jobs created), and in August 2020 (130 jobs created).