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Esselunga was awarded the Top Employers Italia certification.
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Esselunga is one of the leading Italian grocery retailers with more than 150 superstores and supermarkets in Lombardia, Toscana, Emilia Romagna, Piemonte, Veneto, Liguria and Lazio. Esselunga’s history began in 1957 when the very first supermarket in Italy was open. Today Esselunga Group has around 24.000 employees and sales turnover of 7,8 billion euros. The Esselunga staff works hard to offer its customers accurate and functional stores, quality products that are carefully selected and controlled, advantageous pricing policies, innovation and eco-sustainability, transparency and honesty of communication, high level of service. Some years ago Esselunga opened an internal Learning Center to help its employees to develop new skills and competences. Almost 23.000 employees attend at least one course during a year; a total of 85.000 admissions. In total 450.000 hours of courses are held every year; the training plays a fundamental role in supporting personal and profession development.

Number of employees: 23843
Number of active countries: 1

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Our comprehensive independent research revealed that Esselunga provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees.

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