EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Austria
Region: Ostösterreich
Location of affected unit(s): Vienna and Lower 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: 42000
Group: Spar International

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-06-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 25-06-2021
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Ausrtian food retailer Spar has announced the recruitment of 200 additional employees at their premises in Vienna and Lower Austria. While the company's retail stores provide jobs in various fields, the company has underlined employees in the deli departments as particularly important. Spar provides training on the job and dedicaded apprenticeship stores for lateral recruits and career jumpers. Advanced training programmes offer various ways for career development.

With 42,000 employees all over Austria, Spar claims to be the biggest private employer in Austria.