Locked content Eurocash’ Partner takeover under UOKiK scrutiny

The antitrust watchdog UOKiK has sent the WSE-listed retailer Eurocash motion to takeover peer Partner to the second phase of the proceedings, reserved for more complicated cases. UOKiK wants to conduct, among others, market analysis. The watchdog plans to check whether the activities of individual ...

Locked content Eurocash to acquire 26 Lewiatan stores

WSE-listed retailer Eurocash filed a motion to antitrust watchdog UOKiK to takeover Partner, owner of 26 Lewiatan stores. “The challenge of family business succession concerns many entrepreneurs, owners of small and medium-sized stores in Poland. We show that as the Eurocash Group, we are ready not ...

Locked content Report: 54% of companies to increase CAPEX

As many as 54 percent of large companies and 41 percent of medium ones, plan to increase their investment spending this year, a report by the Lewiatan business organization showed. Small companies are less interested in increasing the CAPEX this year, only 33 percent of them plan on increase spendin...

Job turnover falls to 26% y/y in Q3

Turnover on the Polish labor market fell to 26 percent in Q3, compared to 29 percent in Q3, but unchanged from last year, according to the 25th annual “Labor Market Monitor”survey by the Randstad Research Institute. Poland had the highest job turnover rate after Britain out of the surveyed European ...

Locked content Opinions on Sunday ban sharply divided among retail workers

A survey conducted on Sunday trading finds that 49 percent of those questioned support a ban, but not much fewer oppose a ban, 42 percent, with 9 percent having no opinion on this. The survey is distinctive because it only includes those who actually work in the retail sector, the people who would b...

Locked content Nearly 33% of Polish employers are family businesses – report

Nearly one-third of micro, small and medium-sized employers (excluding those which do not have any employees) are family businesses, according to a survey by Polish Confederation Lewiatan. As much as 40 percent of them are micro enterprises, 46 percent – small businesses, and only 14 percent o...

Locked content Over 20,000 people may lose their jobs due to retail tax

The Polish retail network Lewiatan estimates that up to 23,000 people employed in small shopping businesses may become unemployed after the new retail tax comes into effect. Representatives of the firm also declared that the implementation of the tax in its current state will be negative for Polish ...

Locked content Family businesses make up 18% of GDP – report

Family businesses are responsible for 18 percent of Polish GDP and 25 percent of GDP created by the private sector, according to a report by Konfederacja Lewiatan, an employers’ association. As much as 24 percent of the private sector employees are working in family companies. What’s mor...