Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Wholesale Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Wholesale On A Fee Or Contract Basis
46.16 - Agents involved in the sale of textiles, clothing, fur, footwear and leather goods

454 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
5 April 2019
Employment effect (start)
5 April 2019
Foreseen end date
1 January 2021


The German apparel manufacturer Gerry Weber confirmed the loss of 454 jobs in Germany due to internal restructuring. According to the company, 120 shops will be closed resulting in the loss of 300 employees. The remaining 154 jobs will be cut in the administration. The affected locations of the job reduction will be determined at a later point in time in cooperation with management and works council. The job reduction process will start as soon as possible and will be finished in 2021. The company will provide all affected employees with a social plan, including severance payments and transfer offers.

Overall, Gerry Weber will be closing 180 shops in Europe.

Gerry Weber has 6,487 employees worldwide.



Eurofound (2019), Gerry Weber, Internal restructuring in Germany, factsheet number 97567, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/97567.