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Lidl Italia

Lidl Italia

Geographic Location

Country: Italy


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46.3 - Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco
Number Employed: 20000
Group: Schwarz Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-06-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-06-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2024
Planned Job Creation: 6000

Additional Information

Lidl Italia, a German international discount retailer chain that belongs to Schwarz Group, stated that will recruit at least 6,000 new employees by 2024. The recruits are part of the plan until 2024 to open 150 new sales outlets and to strengthen the logistics network with an investment of EUR 1.5 billion euros.

Lidl Italy ended 2021 with a turnover of €5.9 billion, up 6.9% on the previous year. In Italy the company has already 700 stores.