Being your own boss

Journalist, dentist, lawyer, notary, translator, architect, business coach, photographer, psychologist. Many of these professionals opt against working the traditional nine-to-five. Very often they do not even want to work full time. And the economy is in their favor. They can render their services ...

Invest in Koszalin – Centre of Pomerania

Koszalin, being situated in the centre of Pomerania, considering its potential and development in the past years, has become an economic hallmark of the region. With nearly 108,000 residents, it is the second largest economic and cultural centre in the Zachodniopomorskie Province.

In Focus: Jewelry Market – Universal trends and local challenges...

Some brands are welcomed with open arms when they first come into Polish shopping centers, some have to fight their way in. PANDORA’s history in Poland was the latter case. Yet, despite the odds, the company has managed to grow enormously over the past decade and now its network includes approx. 400...

In Focus: Jewelry Market – Gold and diamonds in demand

Jewelry is one of the fastest growing markets in Poland. Albeit still small, and largely fragmented, it appears to be quite attractive to global producers and designers. Local brands are also making an impact and are poised to take on international markets

23rd Book of Lists Gala

The 23rd annual Book of Lists Gala welcomed 180 guests – top-level executives across all industries. Like each year, the gala focused on major players operating in various sectors in Poland and awarded them with distinctions for their successes.

Leveraging know-how

A lot of change has come to the tech market over the course of 2018. PSD2 is supposed to open the e-commerce market to SMEs, GDPR made a lot of noise back in May, while blockchain is gaining both traction and notoriety at the same time. WBJ sat down with Martin Zalewski, expert on design thinking, b...

Failed recruitment – what then?

Real financial losses, project delays, a drop in efficiency and low morale – these are only some of the consequences companies have to face after a failed recruitment. What support can employers count on from a recruitment agency? How do you set the rules right?

A developed country, but how rich?

Starting in September 2018, Poland will become the first country from Central and Eastern Eu­rope to be included in the exclusive group of 25 developed markets, according to FTSE Russell. What does this mean for our economy and capital markets and should it change anything in the eyes of investors?

The biggest pension reform in years

A major pension overhaul is about to take place. Though still in preparation, its execution will likely be very swift. Will it indeed encourage Poles to save up for retirement? How much will labor costs increase and how will it impact the investment market? WBJ sat down with Piotr Kochański and Rafa...