Locked content Number of clients in shopping centers declines by 5% in March

The number of clients in the shopping centers in Poland declined by 5.1 percent in March, research company FootFall said. March was the first month when malls in Poland were closed on some Sundays due to the trade ban. According to the plan, since 2019 only one Sunday per month will be left for shop...

Locked content Biedronka is the most popular retail chain in Poland – report

According to a report compiled by Market Side, 85 percent of Poles visited the discount Biedronka chain at least once a month. Second on the list is another discount chain Lidl, which was visited by 52 percent of the respondents. Kaufland was third (34 percent), Auchan fourth (30 percent), while 26 ...

Locked content Poles are willing to pay more for a quality product – report

According to a study conducted by ASM – Center for Market Research and Analysis, as many as 88 percent of the Poles are willing to pay more for high-quality products. The quality of the goods is the most important criterion taken into account during shopping for 73 percent of respondents. For ...

Locked content Foreigners spent PLN 10.9 bln on shopping in Poland in Q2

Foreigners spent PLN 10.9 billion on purchases in Poland, up by 5.5 percent y/y, Poland’s Central Statistics Office (GUS) said. In q/q terms, the figure went up by 16.8 percent. Out of this number, 83 percent was spent on non-food products, 13 percent on food and alcoholic beverages, and 4 percent o...

Locked content Report: Poles hates queues

As many as 45 percent Poles claim that standing in lines in stores is the most frustrating thing when shopping, according to a study conducted by Mastercard, and 71 percent of them would not return to the shop if it meant standing in queues, 46 percent decided against shopping after seeing long line...

Locked content Sales in small-format stores fell by 4.2% y/y in December 

According to data from independent market research agency Centrum Monitorowania Rynku (CMR), sales in small-format stores in December last year fell by 4.2 percent y/y and in monthly terms increased by 9.7 percent. In the whole of 2016, sales in stores of this format increased by 4.2 percent. “...

Locked content CBOS: 61% of Poles support Sunday trade ban

The majority of Poles support a trade ban on Sunday, according to a new survey by pollster CBOS. As much as 61 percent of respondents claim that shops have to be closed on Sunday, whereas 32 percent still want to do shopping. Mainly, the supporters are women (65 percent) and employees in the service...

Locked content Survey: 37% of Poles shop by smartphone; 81% – by laptop

As many as 41 percent of Polish internet users have shopped by phone at least once, which means 4 percent growth from the previous year, a recent survey “E-commerce in Poland in 2016” by Gemius showed. However, the majority of Poles still prefer laptops and computers – nearly 81 pe...