Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Castellanza (Va), Bagnolo Mella (Bs), Cantù (Co), Curno (Bg), Peschiera del Garda (Vr), Piacenza, Rovereto (Tn), San Donà di Piave (Ve), Spilimbergo (Pn), Oppeano (Vr) Trento
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating

1,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 February 2018
Employment effect (start)
1 March 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


Supermarket chain Aldi is to hire about 1,500 workers in Northen Italy, where its first 45 Italian stores will open in 2018.

Aldi has been planning its entrance in the Italian market for two years, establishing headquarters and a logistics centre near Verona in the Veneto region.

Details of the employment plan have been unveiled just before the opening of the first ten stores, planned to take place on 1 March 2018.

The management also announced most products (75% thereof) will be supplied by Italy-based partners.


  • 8 March 2017: L'Arena
  • 15 February 2018: La Repubblica
  • 16 February 2018: Wired
  • 17 February 2018: Il Sole 24 Ore


Eurofound (2018), Aldi, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 93382, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93382.