Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 January 2021
Employment effect (start)
3 January 2021
Foreseen end date
31 December 2021


Rimi Lietuva, the Swedish-capital retail company operating in the Baltic States, is to create around 400 new jobs in different regions of Lithuania in 2021. The company has announced plans to open at least 12 new stores and to increase the number of employees in Lithuania by 400.

Rimi Baltic is one of the leading retail chains in the Baltic States. The company employs over 11,200 people in three Baltic countries (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia). It operates four chains – Rimi Hyper, Rimi Super, Rimi Mini and Rimi Express. In Lithuania, Rimi Lietuva operates 58 stores and, at the time of announcement, it employs 3,395 employees in the country.

Updated, 11/04/2021: On 6 April 2021, Rimi Lietuva announced plans to create 500 new jobs (instead of 400) in Lithuania by 31 December 2021.



Eurofound (2021), Rimi Lietuva, Business expansion in Lithuania, factsheet number 102983, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/102983.