Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Skövde, Kalmar, Malmö, Stockholm Barkaby och Stockholm Forum Nacka
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
22 January 2008
Employment effect (start)
30 June 2008
Foreseen end date
31 December 2008


German Media Markt, Europe's largest retailer of consumer electronics with numerous branches throughout Europe is planning to open seven new department stores in Sweden. This expansion constitutes an important part of the plan of Media Markt to become the leading retailer of consumer electronics in the country. Exact dates on the openings have not yet been set. Every new store is expected to increase the size of the company by 80 new employees creating a total of 600 new jobs. At the end of 2008 Media Markt will have a total of 13 stores in Sweden. The locations of the new stores will be geographically scattered across Sweden.


  • 23 January 2008: Dagens Industri


Eurofound (2008), Media Markt, Business expansion in Sweden, factsheet number 66293, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66293.