EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Bassin Parisien
Location of affected unit(s): Paris


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
14 - Manufacture of wearing apparel
Number Employed: 377

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-01-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 147
Planned Job Reductions max: 147
Type of Restructuring: Relocation
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2003
Direct Dismissals: 58
Other Job Reduction Measures: 89

Additional Information

Ralph Lauren has plan a relocation in Geneva (Switzerland) of one of its french headquarter (Paris). The relocation has been motivated because of the attractive fiscal policy of Switzerland. Neverthless, on the 147 threatened jobs (over 377 employed by Ralph Lauren in France), 89 should be relocated in the new headquarter in Geneva.