EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Leroy Merlin

Leroy Merlin

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Region: Dambovita; Sud
Location of affected unit(s): Targoviste


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.52 - Retail sale of hardware, paints and glass in specialised stores
Number Employed: 2500
Group: ADEO

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-04-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 15-04-2021
Foreseen End Date: 14-05-2021
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Leroy Merlin, a home decor and gardening retail company,  announced the opening of its nineteenth store in Targoviste (Dambovita County) where it will create 100 customer service and warehouse jobs. The French retailer has a network of 18 stores  and currently has some 2,500 employees in Romania. The new store will be open by 14 May 2021.

The retailer has more than 290 home improvement stores in twelve countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.