Locked content Poles to spend PLN 594 on Christmas gifts – report

Poles will spend an average of PLN 594 on Christmas gifts this year, according to a study commissioned by eBay. Out of that amount, PLN 236 will be spent on presents for children. Although Christmas usually brings pleasant connotations, for 37 percent of women and 26 percent of men, they are associa...

Small stores at risk amid Sunday trade ban

The Sunday trade ban introduced in March has reshuffled the retail market in Poland. The idea behind the ban initiated by Polish Trade Union Solidarność was to give workers some more time with their families and to support small stores. However, it has turned out quite the opposite

Locked content Small format stores sales grow 9% in March

The sales in small format stores (up to 300 sqm) grew by 9 percent y/y and 23 percent m/m in March, the Polish Chamber of Commerce PIH said. “This was not only due to the fact that March has three more days than February, but also due to increased purchases related to preparations for Easter…....

Locked content Several malls to be open despite Sunday trade ban

Despite the upcoming Sunday retail trade ban, several outlets have announced that they will be open on the first Sunday under the new ban on March 11. Among them are the shopping malls owned by Unibail-Radamco, which include Arkadia and Galeria Mokotów. “We hope that tenants conducting business, whi...

Giants join the omnichannel race

The Polish e-commerce market has been growing at double-digit pace for years and the number of online shoppers is growing steadily. Some of Poland’s top retailers, who have thus far not been able to reap the benefits of the digital channel, are quickly making up for lost time. Fashion retailer LPP a...

Locked content Sales in small stores up by 2.7% y/y – report

Sales in small stores (up to 300 sqm) increased by 2.7 percent y/y in September, according to a report prepared by market research firm CMR. In month-on-month terms, sales fell by 10 percent, mainly due to a decrease in seasonal shopping, such as ice cream (a drop of 70 percent m/m), beer (a 22 perc...

Locked content Stokrotka sales 8.9% up y/y in April

Sales of retail chain Stokrotka, part of Emperia Holding, increased in April by approx. 8.9 percent y/y reaching PLN 209 million, Emperia stated in a market filing. Revenue for the January-April period amounted to PLN 796 million, a 4.3 increases y/y. In April, the chain opened three new stores: two...

Locked content LPP with PLN 524 million revenue in April

Fashion retailer LPP recorded consolidated revenue of PLN 524 million in April, which marks an 11 percent increase y/y, the company stated. For January-April 2017, revenue amounted to PLN 1.886 billion, a 15 percent increase y/y. Internet sales stood at PLN 22.2 million in April and was 76 percent h...

Locked content CCC revenue up 11% y/y in April, online sales soar

The consolidated revenue of footwear retailer CCC increased by 11 percent y/y in April and reached PLN 345 million, the company said in a market filing. Revenue for the period between January and April stood at PLN 1.064 billion and was 25.9 percent higher y/y. CCC recorded PLN 48 million in revenue...