Business expansion
Bucuresti; Bucuresti; Ilfov
Location of affected unit(s)
Stefanestii de Jos
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.29 - Other transportation support activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 November 2017
Employment effect (start)
16 November 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


French retail chain of sport products Decathlon has announced that it will create 200 jobs at its new logistics centre in Ștefăneștii de Jos (Ilfov County), by the end of 2018. The centre has been operational since November 2017 and counts 200 employees. With a surface of 29,000 square metres, the centre is Decathlon's first logistic hub in Romania. The unit will supply articles to stores in Romania, Bulgaria and Greece.

As of 2017, the company has 20 stores in Romania, which number will grow to 22 stores by the end of 2018.

Decathlon, headquartered in Villeneuve d'Ascq (France), has 120,000 employees worldwide. 


  • 16 November 2017: adevarul.ro
  • 16 November 2017: angajatorulmeu.ro
  • 16 November 2017: Business-Review.eu


Eurofound (2017), Decathlon, Business expansion in Romania, factsheet number 92625, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92625.