Locked content Eurostat: Retail sales up 7.7% in July

The volume of seasonally adjusted retail trade in Poland grew by 7.7 percent year-on-year in July, according to a data release from the EU’s statistics office Eurostat. In month-on-month terms, it increased by 0.2 percent. Throughout the EU retail trade remained unchanged in m/m terms, and grew by 2...

Locked content Volvo Polska will supply six hybrid buses to Ełk

Volvo Polska has won a tender for the supply of six new hybrid city buses to Ełk, the company said in a statement. The vehicles will be delivered in two tranches – at the end of 2019 and 2020, directly from the Wrocław Volvo factory. Volvo hybrids already run in Wrocław, Sosnowiec, Inowrocław,...

Daily sales down by 11.8% y/y in July

Sales of daily newspapers in July decreased by 11.8 percent y/y to 600,989 units. In comparison to June, this is a decrease of 4 percent, the Press Distribution Control Association (ZKDP) stated.

Locked content 84% Europeans against seasonal time switch – EC

The European Commission (EC) has published the preliminary results of the public consultation on the arrangements for summertime in Europe, which show that 84 percent of respondents are in favor of eliminating the change in time every six months. “Millions of Europeans have taken advantage of ...

Locked content Vectra applies to buy Multimedia Polska – UOKiK

Vectra filed an application to the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) regarding the acquisition of control over Multimedia Polska (MMP), and as a consequence, over the subsidiaries of MMP – the Office stated. Vectra filed the application on August 27, the case is in progress...

Locked content Stocznia Gdańsk is interested in government program

The new Stocznia Gdańsk (Gdańsk Shipyard) management will focus in the near future on the finalization of the development strategy and the acquisition of new contracts, said CEO Marcin Stojek. The company is interested in, among others, participation in the government program “Bridges for Regi...

Locked content Dekpol signs contract to expand LPP distribution center

Polish general contractor Dekpol signed an agreement with LPP regarding the construction of a high storage warehouse with a usable area of about 23,000 sqm and an office building with a usable area of around 5,500 sqm as part of the expansion of the distribution center in Pruszcz Gdański, the compan...

Locked content 11bit studios Q2 net profit jumps to PLN 25.9 mln

11bit studios reported PLN 25.9 million consolidated net profit in Q2 2018, compared to PLN 1.23 million profit a year earlier, the company said in a report. Operating profit rocketed to PLN 30.98 million versus PLN 2.56 million profit a year ago. Q2 revenue reached PLN 43.48 million while in the sa...

Locked content ZUS with 76,800 decisions in Q2 due to retirement law – MRPiPS

In the second quarter, there were about 76,800 decisions released in relation to retirement due to the lowering of the retirement age. About 60,100 decisions were completed with payment – informed the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Policy (MRPiPS). In Q1 2018, about 120,900 decisions wer...

Locked content Ferro: Artur Depta resigns from Vice-President post

Artur Depta has submitted a resignation from the position of Vice-President at WSE-listed Ferro, the company said in a statement. Depta will resign as of September 30, 2018. He has been with the Ferro Group since 2006. At first, he took the position of Financial and Administrative Director. In 2007 ...