EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Vilniaus Akropolis

Vilniaus Akropolis

Geographic Location

Country: Lithuania
Region: Klaipedos apskritis; Lietuva
Location of affected unit(s): Klaipėda


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-12-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 31-01-2006
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Vilniaus Akropolis, which owes a shopping and entertainment centre called Akropolis in Vilnius, opened a new shopping centre in Klaipėda on 31 December 2005. More than 160 specialised stores opened in the supermarket. According to the administration, Akropolis in Klaipėda is employing about 2,000 new workers.