Type
Business expansion
Country
Spain
Region
Centro; Extremadura; Badajoz
Location of affected unit(s)
Badajoz (Extremadura)
Sector
Retail
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale On A Fee Or Contract Basis
46.15 - Agents involved in the sale of furniture, household goods, hardware and ironmongery

130 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
19 May 2014
Employment effect (start)
11 June 2014
Foreseen end date

Description

French retailer Leroy Merlin is to open a new store in Badajoz (Extremadura) in June 2014 and create 130 new jobs. As reported, 90 pc of the new staff is from Badajoz and 30,000 candidates applied for the jobs.

Leroy Merlin announced recently also the opening of a new store in Barcelona. 


Sources

  • 19 May 2014: Expansi√≥n

Citation

Eurofound (2014), Leroy Merlin, Business expansion in Spain, factsheet number 77046, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77046.