Giants join the omnichannel race

The Polish e-commerce market has been growing at double-digit pace for years and the number of online shoppers is growing steadily. Some of Poland’s top retailers, who have thus far not been able to reap the benefits of the digital channel, are quickly making up for lost time. Fashion retailer LPP a...

From the top table

Hailed as one of Poland’s top restaurateurs, Marcin Wachowicz has created a string of successful projects that are defined by their sense of energy and buzz. This issue he joins the WBJ to talks about the trials and tribulations of this cut-throat industry

Here for the long haul

The automotive industry is one of Poland’s top export sectors and also the second most popular industry for foreign investors. French firms have been present in Poland since the early transformation and new ones keep coming to invest in the country’s automotive potential. Meanwhile, a labor shortage...

9 best techniques to motivate your employees!

A manager, if you were to condense his job down to one phrase, must get results. To do this he needs to convince his team to take action—and for the team to be convinced, it needs motivation. Modern, implementable psychology gives us simple and effective motivational techniques which will help you t...

There’s always room for more tech in finance

In Poland, it is banks, not just start-ups that spearhead the FinTech revolution. They have strived to remain at the cutting edge for two decades now. With the introduction of the PSD2 directive, they may face some competition from start-ups, but some are already prepared for the changes and others ...

Polish FinTech market worth PLN 3.6 bln – Deloitte

The FinTech market is worth some €2.2 billion in Central and Eastern Europe, with Poland accounting for PLN 860 million (PLN 3.6 billion) of that sum, according to a report prepared by Deloitte. Poland is the leader of the FinTech business in CEE, however, venture capital investments constitute a me...

Locked content Hutchinson opens PLN 160 mln plant in Zawada

Hutchinson has officially opened its new production plant located in Zawada near Dębica, eastern Poland, the Ministry of Development informed. The investment cost PLN 160 million. “The plant in Zawada will produce mainly gaskets for airplanes and passenger cars. The state-of-the-art facility, ...

Locked content Vantage buys plot in Wrocław to build 300 apartments

Developer Vantage Development concluded a preliminary purchase agreement of the perpetual usufruct rights to the property located in Wrocław’s Stabłowice district. It consists of about 2.3 hectares of built-up areas for a total price of PLN 8.75 million, Vantage said. The sales agreement shoul...

Where is Poland’s Silicon Valley?

A software engineer comes up with a tech idea and develops it into a business. He/she makes a proof of concept, assembles a team with the necessary skillset and together they work towards monetizing the idea. They find a VC willing to provide them with financing, validate their prototype and then go...