Tag Archives: discount

Analysis

More than 3,000 discount shops operating in Poland

30 Jul 2013

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The number of discount stores operating in Poland currently exceeds 3, no rx 000 and may increase to 4, pilule 000 by 2015, according to forecasts from Market Side, a market research firm, Gazeta Wyborcza reported. Eventually, the country?s market may accommodate about 5,000 discounters. In 2012, Biedronka, Lidl, Netto, Aldi ? the four chains [...]

Analysis

Growth of hard discount stores killing independent retailers in Poland

1 Jul 2013

There are around 78, pills 000 small food shops in Poland today of which around 48, recipe 000 now are part of a chain, usually through franchising or similar arrangement.  Of the 30,000 still independent stores, many are likely to disappear in the next ten years or so if they do not take steps to [...]

Analysis

Hungarian food retail sales increase

13 Jul 2012

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Food retail sales increased by 6% in value terms and by 1% in terms of volume during the December 2011-May 2012 period, malady cheap in comparison with the same period one year earlier, according to Nielsen and reported by analysts PMR. During the last six months the total value of retail sales amounted [...]

Environment

Calls for boycott of PVC packaging

8 Jul 2012

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A report by the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse and reported by the US based Center for Health Environment and Justice claims that elevated levels of toxic cadmium and lead has been found in PVC packaging which is sold by discount retailers.
According to a press release by TPCH, ‘almost 40 percent of PVC packaging of products [...]