Where opportunities abound

Poland’s retail map is still far from saturated. There are a number of niches that have yet to be filled in cities with less than 100,000 inhabitants, as well as in major agglomerations. They are up for the taking for those who understand the risks involved and the changes that retail is undergoing...

Choosing the right size

Most Polish agglomerations are saturated with retail space. For a few years now developers have been filling niches in ever smaller cities. Not only are they facing the question of where to locate, but also what to build

The power of festivals

Cities in Poland increasingly rely on marketing tools borrowed from business. Promoting their heritage, culture and identity requires ever more strategic and innovative aproaches

The quickly maturing Polish labor market

Ten years ago, the Polish entry into the European Union opened the country up to Europe. Today, Poland is one of the most rapidly growing labor markets in Europe. However, it is full of internal paradoxes; it is unstable, as if it were a teenager with roaring hormones By Sergiusz Prokurat

Agricultural subsidies in Poland. Blessing or curse?

by Mark Ordon agricultural subsidies in the top 21 food-producing countries reached an estimated $486 billion. To be absolutely clear, Poland is not the only country facing this particular dilemma. According to 2012 data from the Worldwatch Institute, agricultural subsidies in the top 21 food-produc...

Market for risk-lovers

Until recently, prime properties were readily snatched up as soon as they had risen from the ground. However, times when new office and retail schemes were sold on the block may be coming to an end.

Infinite Possibilities

Pick up your phone and let an application tell you where to park your car. Use it to get around the labyrinth of a public institution or a shopping mall. Or, for the time being, let Ifinity develop the technology you need to do all that.

Luxury in demand

A red Porsche and a 200-sqm apartment on the 50th floor of a residential tower, the classic symbols of luxury living, are getting popular in Poland. So are designer clothes and premium spirits. Still, Polish top-earners do not always shop at home and increasingly see some luxury goods as a form of i...

Beauty and water

Beauty product makers have come up with scores of solutions for make-up removal. Two Polish women have assumed a revolutionary approach and turned it into a business idea