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

1,400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 November 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2023
Foreseen end date
31 December 2023


Lidl has made an announcement in Poland for introducing 1,400 new full-time positions for store, warehouse and managerial staff, as well as pay raises in 2023. The large retail chain plans to allocate more than PLN 230 million towards this restructuring.

This announcement is in line with the company's constant search for skilled professionals and entry-level candidates to enter Lidl's structures. Additionally, the company will be offering jobs in its distribution centers for individuals to manage the handling and logistics of store deliveries.

Currently there are over 10,800 Lidl stores in 32 countries, and more than 700 in Poland. Lidl has been operating since 2002 and currently employs 25,000 people.

Previous business expansions were announced in March 2022, with 1,500 new jobs (Lidl-2022a-PL), February 2022, with 300 jobs created, (Lidl-2022b-PL), August 2021, with 500 jobs created (Lidl-2021-PL), February 2021, with 2,600 jobs created (Lidl-2021-PL).



Eurofound (2022), Lidl Polska, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 108334, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108334.