Business expansion
Bucuresti; Bucuresti; Ilfov
Location of affected unit(s)
Chitila, Ilfov county, Bucharest region
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

350 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 October 2011
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
18 October 2011


The French retailer Carrefour opened a new store in Romania on the 18th of October. The store creates 350 new jobs. The new hypermarket is located at Chitila, near Bucharest. This is the hypermarket number eight in Bucharest metropolitan area.

And the group plans to expand further: It announced the opening of two other new stores in the commercial parks BelRom from Botosani (Botosani County, North-East region) and Deva (Hunedoara county, West region) for this year.

In the last year, the French group reported a turnover of 1.1 billion Euros in Romania.


  • 18 October 2011: Ziarul Financiar


Eurofound (2011), Carrefour Romania, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 72658, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72658.