EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Top Office

Top Office

Geographic Location

Country: France
Location of affected unit(s): Portet-sur-Garonne, Bondy, Lampertheim, Mérignac, Brest, Le Havre.


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.78 - Other retail sale of new goods in specialised stores
Number Employed: 315
Group: Mulliez

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-09-2020
Planned Job Reductions min: 105
Planned Job Reductions max: 105
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 17-12-2019

Additional Information

The management of the Top Office shops (which belong to the Mulliez group), specialised in the sale of office furniture and supplies, has announced the closure of six sites in France. In total, according to the CGT union, 105 jobs will be cut,that is a third of the workforce.

The union CGT denounces the management which is using the pretext of the COVID-19 crisis to cut 105 positions ; to make the jobs of receptionist and cashier host disappear; to close six shops and reorganise the support services. The six shops concerned are those of Bondy (Seine-Saint-Denis), Lampertheim (Bas-Rhin), Mérignac (Gironde), Portet-sur-Garonne (Haute-Garonne), Brest (Finistère) and Le Havre (Seine-Maritime).  The interunion called on all the employees of the company to go on unlimited strike from 18 September onwards.