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...

Locked content Poles divided on Sunday trade ban – poll

Poles are divided on whether a trade ban on Sunday is a good idea or not, but the majority still want to do shopping on Sunday, a recent poll by IBRiS for Rzeczpospolita shows. 50 percent of respondents claim that shops have to function as usual on Sunday, whereas 46 percent support a trade ban on t...

Locked content Over 48% of Poles shop online – survey

Almost half of Polish internet users (48 percent) have shopped online at least once, a recent survey “E-commerce in Poland in 2016” by Gemius revealed. According to the report, the majority of Poles shop at domestic online stores (47 percent), while only 10 percent make purchases from ab...