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...

Locked content Poles still want to shop on Sundays

According to a new poll by Maison&Partners agency for Money.pl, 46 percent of Poles are against a trade ban on Sundays, while 41 percent support it. It has been three months since Poland’s Solidarity trade union announced the intention to bring legislation to parliament that will ban trade...

Locked content Foreigners spent PLN 38 bln on shopping in Poland

In 2015, foreigners spent PLN 37.7 billion on goods and services in Poland, that means a 6.4 percent y/y increase, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reports. Meanwhile, Poles spent only PLN 18.6 billion abroad (2.7 percent y/y increase). According to the statement, Germans spent the most money (4...

Locked content Craft-shopping street to be created in Warsaw

A new craft-shopping street will be established on one of Warsaw’s Praga district streets, most likely ul. Mała will be nominated,  Beata Bielińska-Jacewicz, the spokeswoman at Praga Północ District Hall told ISBnews. The project will be carried out within the frameworks of 2014-2022 Praga Pół...

Locked content Poles buy in e-pharmacies

The e-commerce market in Poland is growing. Also online pharmacies are becoming more common. According to a raport created by Gemius, on average, Poles spend PLN 138 on medicine and buy six or seven items for PLN 23 each. A visit at the pharmacy’s web site lasts around seven minutes. Karolina ...

Locked content Shopping malls look to events to attract clients

Organizing events in shopping centers, such as celebrating the “birthday” of the Riwiera mall in Gdynia, may increase footfall in some stores even two or three-fold and, according to a report by Cherry Business Performance Management. Overall, the footfall for the entire mall increased by 22 percent...

Locked content PKP courting Biedronka, Carrefour

PKP, Poland’s railway station operator, plans to sell locales worth PLN 230 million in the current year. They are in talks with Biedronka, Carrefour and various developers for railway station real estate. PKP would also like to bring back the sale of alcohol in railway station restaurants, acc...