Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
All Poland
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
46 - Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles

681 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
14 June 2016
Employment effect (start)
14 July 2016
Foreseen end date
31 August 2016


Dutch wholesale chain Makro Cash&Carry has announced that it will implement a collective dismissal programme affecting 681 employees at units across Poland. It will include 232 jobs at Makro Punkt units which are being closed down and at the store in Szczawno-Zdrój. The remaining 449 jobs are to be cut at Makro stores as part of the reorganisation process. The programme will be implemented between 14 June and 31 August 2016, and the conditions of the programme were negotiated with the local trade union.

Makro Cash&Carry has been operating in Poland since 1994; the chain has 34 wholesale stores across the country.


  • 14 June 2016: Puls HR


Eurofound (2016), Makro Cash&Carry, Internal restructuring in Poland, factsheet number 88084, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88084.