Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Via Stalls And Markets Or Other
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
4 January 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2017
Foreseen end date
31 January 2017


The French retailer Vente-privee.com has announced to recruit 250 employees in 2017 to support its development. Vente-privee.com invents the online flash sales concept in France. It has more than 30 million member from across Europe in 8 different countries. It will double its investments in R & D innovation in 2017 and invest €80 million to remain competitive against its competitors. These funds will enable it to launch a start-up accelerator dedicated to Fashion Tech, and launch two innovation laboratories by joining two schools of the Epitech and Ecole 42.  The recruitment program aimed at recruiting 250 engineers and developers, mainly for IT and e-commerce, as well as architects, database administrators, R & D managers, security experts, deployment and business operations engineers and data scientists. The company employs 3,800 people worldwide.


  • 4 January 2017: Le Monde
  • 4 January 2017: Le Journal du Net


Eurofound (2017), Vente-privee.com, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 89832, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89832.