EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Saint-Médard-d'Excideuil, Paris


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products
15.20 - Manufacture of footwear
Number Employed: 300
Group: Financière JMGH

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-11-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 51
Planned Job Reductions max: 51
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-12-2020
Direct Dismissals: 51

Additional Information

The manufacturer specialised in dance articles and luxury shoes, Repetto, has announced 51 job cuts in France out of a total workforce of 300 employees. 31 job cuts concern the Saint-Médard-d'Excideuil production plant (140 employees, Dordogne). The others would concern the brand's shops located in France. The employees will be made redundant. According to a trade union leader, activity has been declining for the last three years. The lockdown and the health situation have only accentuated the company's difficulties. A job protection plan has been signed with the unions.