Business expansion
Este; Cataluña; Barcelona
Location of affected unit(s)
Sant Cugat
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Other Household Equipment In Specialised Stores
47.59 - Retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
29 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2015
Foreseen end date


French retailer, Leroy Merlin, will create between 150 and 180 jobs its new store which will open in San Cugat (Barcelona) in 2015.

According to the source, the company will invest €18 million in the construction of the store. The source also notes that the company has signed an agreement with the San Cugat’s town council to offer employment to people who are currently registered as unemployed in the area.

The announcement forms part of a larger expansion plan by Leroy Merlin, as the company intends to open 22 new stores across Spain over the next five years. The ERM previously reported on restructuring at Leroy Merlin in 2011.


  • 29 April 2014: Europa Press
  • 29 April 2014: La Vanguardia


Eurofound (2014), Leroy Merlin, Business expansion in Spain, factsheet number 76956, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76956.