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...

Locked content Poles go for on-line drugs

E-pharmacies are becoming increasingly popular in Poland. In both January and March 2014 Polish pharmaceutical e-commerce sites recorded over 2 billion real users, according to data from Megapanel PBI/Gemius. This is a significant rise from last year’s autumn and spring, when only 1.7-1.8 bill...

Locked content Supersam.pl eyes new stores in network

Supersam.pl, a multi-store e-commerce platform, plans to add some 800 stores to its offer by the end of 2014, the project’s initiator Tomasz Kwieciński was quoted as saying by ISBnews. “We are about to finalize talks with several large traditional store networks in each of the categories we offer,” ...