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: 19000
Group: Tesco

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-04-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 3200

Additional Information

Tesco has been the leader on the British retail market for the last few years and is now the largest retail company in Poland. The company plans to open 20 new supermarkets and 'corner' shops in Poland. The group plans also to further develop the network of petrol stations.