EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.2 - Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores
Number Employed: 16000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-09-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

Tesco, operator of the largest hypermarket chain in Poland (presently with 39 outlets), is planning to increase its Polish workforce by approximately 3,000 people before the end of 2004. Tesco's Polish sales have been growing, and it wants to open at least five stores around the country before the end of the year.