EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
53.2 - Other postal and courier activities
Number Employed: 30000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-02-2013
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 22-02-2013
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

On 22 February 2013 British global retailer Tesco announced plans to hire 160 drivers. The recruitment is associated with the development of an e-commerce platform in Poland (mainly in urban centers).

Currently, the company employs over 500 e-commerce staff across the country.

Tesco has been operating in Poland since 1992 and currently operates over 450 stores in the country and employs nearly 30,000 people.

For recent restructuring events see Tesco-PO2013a and Tesco-PO2013b.

Updated, 22/05/2013, Tesco announced it plans to create 2,000 jobs in 2013. 1,000 staff will work for the online sales segment. The company plans to open e-commerce platforms in next 8 cities. Other 1,000 jobs will be created at the new units that will be launched across Poland in 2013.