EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Austria


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: 45338
Group: Rewe Österreich Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-04-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 06-04-2022
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

Retail Group Rewe has announced to hire 3,000 new employees at its stores all over Austria. The Rewe Group is the biggest owner of retail stores in Austria and runs various supermarket chains such as Billa, Penny, Adeg and Bipa. As for 2021, the turnover in Austria has risen by 1,54 percent to a total of € 9,21 billions. The largest part of the business expansion is in the field of tourism, which has grown substantially after the losses caused by COVID-19. Rewe Austria has 45,338 in various stores, storages and distribution centers all over the country.