EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Lidl Lietuva

Lidl Lietuva

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Lietuva


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating
Number Employed: 300
Group: Lidl

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-02-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 03-02-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

German discount chain Lidl is planning to start its operations in Lithuania and will create around 1,000 new jobs throughout the country by the end of 2016. According to the management, most of the new employees will be employed within the first few months of 2016. The company has already announced a variety of vacancies for different kind of professionals – from cashiers to financial managers. Currently Lidl Lietuva employs about 300 administrative staff.