Trend or hype

No one doubts that the warehouse segment is where the money is right now. With record high pipeline and investment deal volume outstripping office and retail, the sector continues to attract attention. Tenant demand is also nearing pre-crisis levels. Is the growth trend sustainable, though, or has i...

Winter Wonderland

For Kraków, May 25, 2014 (the date of a referendum vote on the city’s olympic bid), was one of those days that has the power to change history and redefine some of the city’s most tenacious stereotypes. What must have looked like an insignificant ingredient to the city’s leadership, a group of oppon...

Fighting their way to the top

Polish-made brands have evolved on the world market. The few original exports like Krakus Polish Ham and Prince Polo, have been overshadowed by new and innovative goods

Chocolate dreams come true

Instead of  developing their careers in multinational corporations, two high school friends decided to start their own business. They chose to launch a chocolate factory

Kulczyk: Europe needs to think globally

Poland’s richest man Jan Kulczyk, talks to WBJ Observer about his business plans for the future, his investments in Africa, Europe’s economic perspectives and what advice he would give foreign entrepreneurs who want to invest in Poland

Poland’s first decade in the EU

As Poles get ready to vote in the European Parliament elections this month, it seems a good time to ask how the country has benefited from membership in the European Union

Poland’s highway overhaul

Despite the huge amounts of money spent on Polish roads over the past few years, the country’s high-speed road infrastructure is still patchy at best, although the new EU budget for 2014-2020 promises to change this

What women want

Oksana Zharkova, head of Avon in Poland, the Baltic states and Finland, talks about a company famous for its print catalogs is surviving in the digital age, how women make decisions on which cosmetics to buy and how the beauty industry has changed in Poland and around the world over the years