Local talent on display

In a time when a growing number of Poles are having their say in fashion design, two young entrepreneurs have established a website that helps sell their products

E-cigarette industry flourishing in Poland

They are hip, cool and trendy! Electronic cigarettes are gaining in popularity, but health experts worry about the dangers they may pose. Nevertheless, the market for e-cigarettes is growing and they are becoming the talk of the town in Warsaw

In the fast lane

Long gone are the days of the Fiat 126p “Maluch” and its big brother, the 125p. No longer will you see Skoda 120s scuttling down the streets of Warsaw. And if you see a Trabant, it’s usually there as a tourist exhibit of times gone by

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...

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...

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

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?

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

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’...

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