EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Żabka Polska

Żabka Polska

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Szałsza near Gliwice


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-06-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 20-06-2018
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Convenience store chain Żabka Polska has announced that it will create 400 jobs at its fifth distribution centre in Szałsza near Gliwice, Poland. The centre, consisting of 25,000 m2, will supply articles to Żabka stores located in the southern part of the country.

Żabka was founded in 1998; it owns two retail chains (Żabka and Freshmarket) operating in Poland and Czech Republic. Currently, the company has over 5,000 units across Poland.