Fast fashion giant Primark prepares to expand in Poland

bne IntelliNews August 16, 2019

Eastern expansion continues after Primark opened its first CEE store in Ljubljana in June.

CEE economies are weakening but domestic demand offsets Eurozone slowdown

Ben Aris in Berlin August 14, 2019

GDP growth figures from the second quarter of this year were down on the first quarter but showed that growth was still being supported in Central and Eastern Europe by domestic demand that has gone some way to offsetting an EU slowdown.

Polish cosmetics companies make it to the Chinese e-market

Nelly Tomchikova in Prague August 14, 2019

Companies such as Ziaja, Bielenda, Bell, Paese and Verona have successfully entered the Chinese market through the international e-commerce platforms AliExpress and Tmall.

Polish inflation accelerates to 2.9% y/y in July flash estimate shows

bne IntelliNews August 1, 2019

August was the sixth month in a row in which price growth accelerated in Poland, exceeding the 2.5% target of the National Bank of Poland for a second month straight.

Brussels moves forward procedure to ensure political independence of Polish judges

Wojciech Kosc in Warsaw July 22, 2019

The European Commission has given Poland two months to change the new disciplinary regime imposed on the country’s judges by the ruling PiS party.

Growth of Polish retail sales slows down in June

bne IntelliNews July 21, 2019

The reading marks a slowdown of 1.9pp in retail turnover growth in comparison to y/y expansion recorded in May, seen by Erste analysts as a result of the calendar effect.