Business expansion
Poludniowy; Slaskie; Centralny slaski
Location of affected unit(s)
Ruda ÅšlÄ…ska
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 June 2012
Employment effect (start)
5 July 2012
Foreseen end date


On 27 June 2012, Portuguese food retail company Jerónimo Martins, owner of the store chain Biedronka in Poland, announced plans to open a new distribution centre in Ruda Śląska, where 250 jobs will be created. The centre is expected to be operational from 5 July 2012.

Jerónimo Martins has been operating in Poland since 1995. The company has over 1,900 stores in 800 Polish cities and 11 distribution centres across Poland. Jerónimo Martins employs over 37,000 people in Poland.


  • 27 June 2012: Ruda Śląska com.pl ()
  • 5 July 2012: Gazeta Wyborcza ()


Eurofound (2012), Jeronimo Martins, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 73887, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/73887.