EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Olsztynski; Warminsko-Mazurskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Olsztynek


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 19-02-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2018
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

German online clothing retailer Zalando has announced that it will create 500 jobs at its new distribution centre in Olsztynek. The recruitment process will start in fall 2018. The company plans to invest EUR 20 million in the centre which will supply articles to clients in the entire Europe.

Zalando was established in 2008 and currently the company operates in 15 European countries and also worldwide with spin-offs and subsidiaries. Zalando employs about 14,000 people. Since 2017, the company has had a distribution centre in Gryfino, Poland.