Business expansion
Bucuresti; Bucuresti; Ilfov
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Via Stalls And Markets Or Other
47.99 - Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets

203 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 July 2014
Employment effect (start)
2 July 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


Dante International, operator of Emag the biggest online retailer in the local information technology and communication (IT & C) market, is to create 203 jobs at its new software development centre in Bucharest. The company is part of the South African Naspers Group.

According to the sources, Emag IT Research has received state aid of €6.65 million to develop new technologies. During the first half of 2014, the Ministry of Finance issued €67.27 million worth of state aid, which is expected to create approximately 3000 jobs over the next three years. The sources report that the restructuring is part of the new business plan at the company.  



  • 3 July 2014: Hotnews
  • 7 July 2014: Business24
  • 2 July 2014: Wall-Street
  • 7 July 2014: InCont


Eurofound (2014), Dante International, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 77317, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77317.