EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland


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: 28000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-01-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2011
Planned Job Creation: 3000

Additional Information

On 21 January 2011, Czesław Grzesiak, the president of supermarket chain Tesco in Poland, announced plans to hire 3,000 workers across Poland in 2011 and additional 3,000 workers in 2012. Tesco has 350 supermarkets and 27 petrol stations across Poland and employs 28,000 people.