REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT: Built to last

Real estate continues to attract international investors, despite concerns of a correction being underway. What makes them interested in the Polish market? Which asset classes are they most eager to buy and what can they expect over the next two years? WBJ sat down with Rafał Zięba, Managing Partner...

Learning how to fail

Innovation requires not only money but also being ready to learn from mistakes and, above all, try again. Trying to copy solutions that work well elsewhere is not always the best way to go. WBJ sat down with Filiberto Amati of Amati & Associates to talk about innovation and international expansi...

Glapiński: cryptocurrencies make no sense for Polish economy

NBP head Adam Glapiński stated that “introducing [cryptocurrencies (like Bitcoin)], makes no sense for the Polish economy, as they only bring anxiety and provide room for speculation,” and that Poland will follow other European economies: “if they ban cryptocurrencies, so will Poland,” he said in an...

Seoul-Warsaw connections

WBJ talked with H.E. Sung-joo Choi, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Poland, about the present international tensions in the region caused by the country’s neighbor’s nuclear program, the chances of unifying the two Koreas, the economic status of his country and bilateral relations between Kor...

Desk for hire

Even if you can do most of your work from a home office or a café, you still need a place to hold meetings, meet clients, often also a quiet place where you can take a business call or do creative work. Nowadays, the number of options to choose from is greater than ever. The office-sharing trend is ...

Tech Insights: How to milk the big data cow?

Every marketer wishes they knew more about their clients. Data analytics in marketing is no longer just an added value or competitive advantage. It is becoming a do-or-die thing for all B2C companies in all of their marketing efforts. What are the current trends in monetizing big data?

War on cash

It appears that the future will belong to electronic pulses, rather than clinking coins and rustling banknotes. The convenience and speed of cashless transactions will have its price in the form of increased control and lack of anonymity. The catchy slogan used by officials: “Paperless, cashless Pol...

Pizza stories

There’s a new player in the pizza business on the Polish market. And it’s the internationally recognized Louisville-based Papa John’s that over 33 years since its inception has grown into a 5,000-strong restaurant chain present in 44 countries. WBJ talked to Chris Wynne, co-owner and general directo...