Business expansion
Este; Cataluña; Barcelona
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Professional Services And Management Consultancy
Activities Of Head Offices; Management Consultancy Activities
70 - Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
6 March 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 June 2017
Foreseen end date


Amazon is going to open a new centre in Barcelona that will support SMEs from France, Italy and Spain that sell in the so-called marketplace. The centre will support SMEs to use the tools created to increase online sells at international levels, as well as translation services and advice on the management of foreign currency. It will be the most important support centre of the South of Europe. The company foresees to hire 500 workers in the following 3 months. The first 100 workers will start working before summer. The company has achieved to attract investment due to the fact that Spain records the most important rise in the number SMEs that sell in Amazon. 


  • 6 March 2017: Expansión


Eurofound (2017), Amazon, Business expansion in Spain, factsheet number 90536, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90536.