EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Lidl Italia

Lidl Italia

Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Location of affected unit(s): Milan, Rome


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46.90 - Non-specialised wholesale trade
Group: Lidl

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 31-03-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-12-2021
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Lidl Italia, the Italian unit of the German discount supermarket chain Lidl, is planning to hire 400 people in 2021 to strengthen its activity in Italy's largest metropolitan areas. Out of the total, 300 people will be employed in the 18 stores opened by the company in Milan and 100 in the 19 stores in Rome.

The recruiting campaign is underway and involves both managerial positions and operational roles. 

Currently, the company owns 680 salespoints in Italy, 50 of which were inaugurated over the course of 2020, and employs over 18,500 workers.