Locked content Iron Force to invest over PLN 80 mln to build factory in Zabrze 

Taiwanese car parts manufacturer Iron Force will invest over PLN 80 million in the construction of a plant in Zabrze in the Katowice Special Economic Zone (KSEZ), the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) has announced. The new investment will create over 100 jobs and will be completed by the en...

Locked content Nowy Styl Group completes take-over of Kusch + Co 

Furniture producer Nowy Styl Group from Krosno (Podkarpackie) has taken over the German family-owned Kusch + Co company. In 2011, the Polish group took over the German brand Grammer Office, in 2013 Rohde & Grahl operating in Germany and the Netherlands, and 2015 Nowy Style bought the Swiss compa...

Locked content Thousands march across Poland in memory of Paweł Adamowicz

On Monday evening, in major Polish cities including Warsaw, Gdańsk, Kraków, Poznań and Katowice, people marched in memory of the Mayor of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz who died earlier that day after being stabbed whilst participating in a charity event on Sunday. At 6 pm, in front of the Palace of Culture...

Locked content Poles want to buy healthy food from reliable sources

Some 40 percent of Poles declare that at least once a week they buy a product which is described as healthy food, according to the results of research carried out by the research agency MANDS commissioned by De Heus. Respondents who took part in the study define healthy food as products with a short...

Locked content Banks increase fees for SMEs

The National Bank of Poland (NBP) has published a report on the prices of basic banking services for companies from the SME sector. The findings show that the rates of basic banking services for micro, small and medium enterprises are increasing. The report shows that entrepreneurs who run a sole pr...

Locked content T-Bull games downloaded over 86 million times in 2018

Polish mobile game producer T-Bull SA recorded a spectacular 86 million downloads of its games in 2018. Some 29 percent of downloads were attributable to users from India. The Wrocław studio also enjoys great popularity in Brazil (9 percent of downloads), Indonesia (5.8 percent), Russia (4.1 percent...

Locked content Poznań President considers ban on driving children to school

After Kraków and Łódź, Poznań is another city that is interested in introducing a ban on driving children to school by car. The idea was implemented by officials from Vienna, and officials from Kraków officially became interested in the results of their test, now the president of Poznań has also sho...

Locked content Biedronka sales up by 5.8% y/y in 2018

Total sales in the Biedronka supermarket chain increased by 5.8 percent y/y (in PLN), the owner of the Jeronimo Martins network informed. Despite the Sunday trading ban Biedronka strengthened its market share, with like-for-like (LFL) sales increasing by 2.7 percent (+1.2 percent in Q4). According t...