Locked content Regional giant to takeover Agito online retailer

Romanian eMAG will acquire Agito, one of the biggest online retailer in Poland. “This expansion is part of our long term strategy to consolidate our position in the region. Presently, because of the three markets where we are already active in – Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary – we can access a base o...

Internet advertising worth PLN 2.7 bln

According to Wirtualnemedia.pl, e-advertising value will surpass television adverts by 2018. IAB Polska predicts that social media, mobile and video communication will gain in importance. IAB Polska is an internet industry employers’ association.

Locked content Eurocash invests in Frisco.pl

Major Polish FMCG distributor Eurocash has agreed to acquire 44 percent in e-commerce firm Frisco.pl, the companies said in a statement on Tuesday. The deal value was not disclosed. PE fund MCI Management will remain the firm’s majority shareholder. “Funds raised in this round of financing will allo...

Locked content Amazon opens two of its Polish logistics centers

US e-commerce giant Amazon has officially opened two of its planned three fulfillment centers in Poland, the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency said in an announcement on Wednesday. The center in Bielany Wrocławskie near Wrocław was launched on October 28 and another one in Sady near P...

Locked content Poles are conscious online consumers – EY

According to the latest report by consultancy EY, 62 percent of Poles can be considered digital consumers, meaning they not only buy online, but also use the web to filter information and make purchasing decisions. The number is in line with global average and higher than in the US (50 percent) and ...

Locked content InPost installs credit card terminals in its parcel lockers

Polish private postal operators InPost has installed card terminals in all of its 1,100 parcel lockers in Poland. Thanks to this, retailers will be able to sell their products using payment on delivery model and also allow customers to send their packages. According to the company all lockers instal...

The rise of online shopping

Consumers tastes increasingly seem to favor online offers. Will the Polish e-commerce market see even greener pastures?

Locked content E-commerce to grow 15-20% in 2014

Poland’s e-commerce market will continue to grow at a double-digit pace in 2014, though slower than in the past years, Przemysław Budkowski from Naspers told the Polish Press Agency in an interview. Growth is expected to be between 15-20 percent year-on-year. “The habits of users change dynamically,...

Locked content IKEA to launch Polish online store in 2016

Furniture giant IKEA plans to launch an online store on the Polish market in 2016, Witualnemedia.pl reported. “For the time being we do not disclose any more information on the topic,” Katarzyna Balashov, PR manager for IKEA Polska told the portal. She declined to state whether the e-commerce site w...