EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

X-Šport SK

X-Šport SK

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Number Employed: 100
Group: X-Sport Company

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-06-2007
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure
Employment Effect Start: 01-07-2007
Direct Dismissals: 100

Additional Information

X-Šport SK, a subsidiary of Czech X- Sport Company, has closed its outlets in Slovakia. The firm operated 25 stores in Slovakia where the brands Nike, Adidas, Puma and Fila brands were sold. All of these stores have now been closed and around 100 employees working at them were dismissed with effect from 1st July 2007.