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Liquid gold

Without water, a person can only survive a few days, and it covers over 70 percent of the globe. This makes it a perfect product to sell. But just as with many businesses, the fight for every penny in the beverage sector can be brutal. Celebrity endorsements, lawsuits and stiff competition is just a...
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Flicks, around the corner

Surveys published by pollsters such as CBOS and Ipsos last year showed that 57 percent of Poles don’t go to the movies at all. Aside from the expense (about PLN 25 to see a film at a Warsaw multiplex, for example), Poland is still mostly rural, putting cinemas physically out of reach for many people...
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Coming of Age

From its humble beginnings, the IT sector in Poland is now set to take off over the coming years. WBJ Observer takes a look at the history of information technology in the country and where it’s headed
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SHIP IT!

Polish exporters are powering ahead and drove GDP growth in 2013. But which companies are the industry leaders and what are their perspectives for the future?
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Nuclear Rising

For decades Poland’s nuclear power ambitions lay in ruins. Now, after years of neglect and exhaustive debate, it appears the atom will play a key role in the nation’s energy future
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The High Streets: Pl. Trzech Krzyży

very city has a destination for the posh crowd. It’s the place where people go not only to do their business but to see and be seen. In Warsaw it’s most likely Pl. Trzech Krzyży where you’ll find the highest concentration of high heels and suits.No wonder then that as many as 94 percent of the city’...
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Expand and re-market

Another 500,000 sqm of retail space will be delivered this year, with expansions of existing schemes and new ones in smaller cities some of the key trends in 2014
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Capital recycling

Artur Lebiedziński has been at the helm of PHN, one of Poland’s largest real estate groups, for only a few months but is already up to speed with the changes the company is going through. After several years of write-offs, its portfolio has finally stabilized and the firm is poised to make new acqui...