Business expansion
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Goods In Specialised Stores
47.7 - Retail sale of other goods in specialised stores

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 February 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2007
Foreseen end date
31 December 2007


Fielmann, a German optician, has announced that it is to create 400 new jobs in 2007 by increasing the number of stores to 35. As of February 2007, there is no information on where the stores will be opened and the new jobs created. The company, which claims to be Europe's largest optician, has a production plant in Germany and stores in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Poland. In 2006, the overall staff was increased by 690 to add up to a total of 11,160.


  • 23 February 2007: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


Eurofound (2007), Fielmann, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 64991, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64991.