Locked content BAT to buy Polish e-ciagerettes

Reuters reported that the British American Tabacco company (BAT) wants to buy the Polish CHIC Group. BAT aims at expanding its e-cigarette business and therefore plans to invest in the CHIC Group, which has over 800 sales points in Poland,  its own production facility and a research and development ...

Locked content LPP to expand abroad

Clothing retailer LPP, owner of such brands as Mohito, Reserved and CROPP, wants to continue its international expansion. “Right now 60 percent of our revenue comes from the Polish market. I think we need two years, so in 2017 or 2018 majority of our sales will take place abroad,” said P...

Locked content Piechociński: Algeria a strategic market

The participants of the Polish-Algerian Economic Forum agreed on Monday that Algeria offers huge investment opportunities for Polish entrepreneurs. The Ministry of Economy sees Algeria as a strategic market, which offers the possibility to participate in infrastructural, touristic and agricultural p...

Locked content Sales in small format stores up by 3,8%

The spokesman of the Polish Chamber of commerce (PIH) Joanna Chilicja reported that sales in small format groceries and alcohol stores increased by 3,8 percent in August, whereas fell by 0,4 percent in a year-to-year comparison. Small format supermarkets can spread over an area up to 300 sqm: small ...

Locked content Poultry export increased by 16% in H1

The export of livestock, meat and preserves of Polish poultry increased by 16 percent up to 444,000 tons in the first half of 2015. Its value rose by 17 percent to €891 million, according to the Ministry of Finance as well as to analysis by the Foundation for support programmes for farmers (FAMMU/FA...

Locked content Former president of Olsztyn sentenced to prison for rape

Czesław Małkowski, former president of Olsztyn, will be imprisoned for five years, the court decided. He was accused of rape and harassment. He is also prohibited from any contact with the victim for six years, moreover Małkowski cannot take any managerial post in public administration departments. ...

Locked content Fashion stores drive people into shopping mall

Magdalena Frątszak, the director for the trade area department in the CBRE company, emphasizes that for some time already the groceries do not wield the main function in shopping malls. “Now the greatest accelerators are fashion stores. This resembles the trend of smaller amount of money spend...

Locked content First sports shopping mall to be established

Capital Park will create the first Polish sports shopping mall as part of the revitalization of the former Norblin factory in Warsaw. The investor is currently talking to sports brands, which are currently unknown in Poland,  about cooperation. The sports shopping mall is an innovative trade concept...

Locked content 91% of Poles are mobile phone users

According to a study conducted by CBOS , 91 percent of Poles use mobile phones, of which 41 percent have a traditional model whereas 31 percent possess smartphones. Smartphone owners are generally younger and better educated than traditional mobile phone owners. The authors of the report emphasize t...

Locked content Orange Polska wins tender for Poczta Polska

A consortium of Integrated Solutions (IS) and Orange Polska have won the tender for the  introduction of a new communication platform at the Polish post office, Poczta Polska. The value of the deal amounts to PLN 10.2 million, the company informed. The statement reads that “according to the de...