Locked content Biedronka increases sales by 9.5% in 2014

Biedronka, a chain of discount supermarkets, incremented its sales by 9.5 percent to €8.43 billion in 2014. In Q4, the hike reached 8.7 percent in euro and 9.4 percent in PLN, informed Jeronimo Martins, the chain’s owner. Like for like (similar type of stores) sales declined by 0.8% in 2014. L...

Locked content Biedronka planning e-commerce site – paper

Retailer Jeronimo Martins Polska is testing the option of online sales at its Biedronka discount store network, according to sources quoted by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna. The company is reported to be testing an option that involves ordering through a website and collecting the goods at a chosen store, ...

Locked content Jeronimo Martins to build distribution center in Gorzów Wlkp

Jeronimo Martins Polska, owner of discount chain Biedronka will build a distribution center in Gorzów Wielkopolski which will create 300 new jobs. The investment is scheduled to launch in September. The center will supply some 200 stores in the region and will have 26,500 sqm of warehouse space. Cur...

Locked content Biedronka interested in organic food

Portuguese-based retailer Jeronimo Martins is considering the introduction of organic food to its Polish chain Biedronka, Puls Biznesu reports. Such a move by the largest Polish grocery network could give a significant boost to the sector. Jeronimo Martins Polska said that the network is currently t...

Locked content Biedronka owner may move to Switzerland

Jeronimo Martins, the owner of Biedronka discounter stores in Poland, is considering a move of their headquarters to Switzerland. The current headquarters is in Lisbon, where an unfriendly tax rate and banking difficulties have motivated management of Jeronimo Martins to seek greener pastures. Forme...

Vintage, vini, vici

How discount stores are conquering Poland’s rapidly growing wine market with quality imports at rock-bottom prices