Business expansion
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic
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

1,200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 February 2017
Employment effect (start)
16 February 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


The Austrian furniture retailer company XXXLutz announced that during 2017 it will create around 1,200 new jobs across Europe.

The group, which is currently employing 20,800 people and operating 237 stores, is investing €240 million in business expansions. In the upcoming year XXXLutz will open 16 new furnishing houses. Two of these new stores will be opened in Austria while the majority will be opened in Germany.

Across Europe 900 new jobs will be created in Germany and up to 200 in Austria. Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia will also be affected by this business expansion as new openings are planned also in those countries.


  • 16 February 2017: OÖ Nachrichten
  • 17 February 2017: mobelmarkt


Eurofound (2017), XXXLutz, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 90366, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90366.