Type
Business expansion
Country
Germany
Region
Niedersachsen; L√ľneburg;
Location of affected unit(s)
Walsrode
Sector
Retail
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

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 October 2015
Employment effect (start)
7 October 2015
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017

Description

Home24, The German online retailer of home and garden furniture and accessories has opened a new logistics centre in Walsrode where it will employ a total of 250 people which will be hired between 2015 and 2017. The company is also planning to build another new storage site.

Home 24 is an online home and garden furniture retailer from Germany, which was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Berlin. The company also runs branches in Austria, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland. Currently, a total of 1,200 employees are working for Home24 worldwide of which 30 employees in Walsrode where the new logistics centre will be opened shortly.


Sources

  • 7 October 2015: Handelsblatt (online)
  • 7 October 2015: Verkehrsrundschau Online
  • 7 October 2015: Kreiszeitung Online

Citation

Eurofound (2015), Home24, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 85137, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/85137.