Locked content Poles buy in e-pharmacies

The e-commerce market in Poland is growing. Also online pharmacies are becoming more common. According to a raport created by Gemius, on average, Poles spend PLN 138 on medicine and buy six or seven items for PLN 23 each. A visit at the pharmacy’s web site lasts around seven minutes. Karolina ...

Locked content PEManagers to invest in eCard

MCI EuroVentures, which is managed by PEManagers, has signed an agreement with TUW SKOK to acquire some stake at eCard, and eventually purchase all of the shares available in the market, a company press release read. “The goal of the investment is to aide the company in becoming a leader in th...

Locked content Musketeers Group will launch e-commerce platform

The Musketeers Group, owner of the Intermarche and Bricomarche chains, is preparing the launch of an e-commerce platform. Patrick Renault, CEO of the Musketeers Group said that the company wants to launch a joint platform for all its brands. “Ultimately, we want to create the so-called marketp...

Amazon to open another logistics center

US e-commerce giant Amazon plans to open their fourth logistics center in Poland. The company is on the lookout for grounds near Stryków, central Poland, Polish daily Rzeczpospolita informed.

Locked content New e-payment service provider enters Polish market

Luxembourg-based iPay International will offer Polish business clients mPOS, a mobile terminal accepting card payments, Rzeczpospolita daily reported. One does not have to create a bank account, one will be given the device, a seller account (operating as a so called iWallet) and a Mastercard card. ...

Alibaba conquers Polish market

Two online platforms owned by Chinese Alibaba had nearly 4 million Polish users as of the end of March, according to a survey by Megapanel PBI/Gemius cited by Rzeczpospolita daily.

Locked content QuarticON enters Chinese market

Polish company QuarticON, which is developing an advertising and recommendation system for e-commerce, has entered the Chinese market and is one of the few to establish cooperation with Chinese search giant Baidu, dubbed “China’s Google,” Polish daily Puls Biznesu reported. Quartic...

Locked content Polish cross-border e-commerce grew by 45% in 2014

As much as 13 percent of Poles do their online shopping at foreign e-stores, Polish cross-border e-commerce increased by 45 percent last year, Rzeczpospolita daily reported. It is estimated that Polish customers spend PLN 2 billion annually on cross-border e-commerce. The entire Polish e-commerce ma...