Business expansion
Méditerranée; Provence-Alpes-Côte d\'Azur; Alpes-Maritimes
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Household Equipment In Specialised Stores
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 November 2021
Employment effect (start)
15 November 2021
Foreseen end date
30 June 2022


The Ikea group, the Swedish international furniture chain, has announced the recruitment of 400 employees to prepare for the opening of its new shop in Nice (Alpes Maritimes) scheduled for spring 2022. Ikea is looking for full and part-time employees, including 70 employees in sales, 50 for logistics activities, 25 for customer relations and 25 for catering. Around 50 people have already been recruited, bringing the total recruitment requirement to 350. The new employees will benefit from a customised integration and training programme that will enable them to discover the products, learn the tools and the company's values.

About 11 recruitments announcements have been recorded in the ERM Database since 2004. The last recruitment occured in October 2021 with 140 hires at its shop in Lyon Grand Parilly (Rhône) and at the distribution centre in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (Isère).



Eurofound (2021), IKEA, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 106091, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106091.