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PMR Insight: Polish discount clothing segment expands. Redan to move competition into online retailing?Click and register to open this news

The rapid development of the discount segment, not only in the grocery market but also in retail clothing, is observable in Poland. In the fragmented market compete numerous stand-alone small players, open-air markets, ... more »

Consumer confidence index falls in September Click and register to open this news

Consumer confidence index: 81.23 pts., -2.56 pts. Propensity-to-buy index: 91.76 pts., -1.50 pts. Economic climate index: 65.44 pts., -4.15 pts. In September the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) shed 2.56 points from August to ... more »

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3.1 (%) was the increase in sales revenues of Kingfisher in Poland, the operator of DIY chains under the Castorama and Brico Depot brands, in the first half of the firm’s 2013/2014 financial year, that ended 3 August ... more »

Nearly one-fifth of Poles plan home refurbishment project next yearClick and register to open this news

19% of Poles plan to renovate their home in full or in part in 2014, according to the results of PMR’s latest report entitled Home furnishings, equipment and DIY retail in Poland 2013. The findings of PMR’s ... more »

M&A decisions made carefullyClick and register to open this news

The closer to the end of the year we get, the more M&A transactions are being finalised. Most players are still only watching the market, however. In the nearest future acquisitions are possible on the grocery distribution ... more »

Nearly half of all franchise outlets in Poland are grocery storesClick and register to open this news

The development of franchise networks remains one of the key trends in the retail market in Poland. Franchising systems are currently present almost in every part of the country’s retail trade and services sectors, ... more »

Household disposable income falls for second straight year in 2012 Click and register to open this news

The average monthly per capita disposable income of Polish households stood at around PLN 1,278 in 2012, which means that it had decreased, in real terms, by 0.1% year on year. It was the second consecutive decline in ... more »

PMR Insight: Polish households better equipped with consumer electronicsClick and register to open this news

There was a slight improvement in household ownership of durable goods in 2012, compared to 2011, according to data published by GUS. About 97.9% of households had a TV set (which is a 0.5 p.p. decrease in comparison to ... more »

PMR Insight: Cross-channel delivery bolstering trend among cosmetics retailers and producers in PolandClick and register to open this news

Internet channel gains importance in the cosmetics retail market in Poland and its value share, estimated in 2011 to be 3.3%, increased to 3.9% last year, according to the PMR Retail market of cosmetics in Poland ... more »

PMR Insight: Polish producers doing well on the country's tablet sceneClick and register to open this news

The tablets market in Poland is experiencing a robust growth fuelled by low-end devices, with a price below PLN 1,000 (€236.5) often indicating domestic origin. Tablet sales in Poland increased in the first ... more »

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W 2012 roku sprzedaż odzieży i obuwia wzrosła, ale wolniej niż w roku 2011 – według szacunków PMR, o ponad 2% i w rezultacie ... more »

In 2012, clothing and footwear sales increased, albeit at a slower pace than in 2011, by more than 2% according to PMR estimates, ... more »

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Segment restauracyjny odnotował lepszą dynamikę wzrostu w zeszłym roku niż w roku poprzednim i, według naszych szacunków, osiągnął ... more »
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