Zabka news

20 February 2019
We have been exploring EuroCIS a large trade show, focused on technological solutions for retailers and covering all retail verticals. Here’s what we discovered; Checkout Free Among the many checkout solutions on display at EuroCIS, the most innovative where those seeking to provide a frictionless, seamless shopping experience for shoppers. Three key models are developing: 1. Camera-b...
20 November 2018
In March 2018, Sunday trading laws came into effect and reduced the trading period by 13 days. We had a look how various retailer reacted with several solutions to recoup the lost Sundays. Friday and Saturday promotions heat up Biedronka and Lidl both are attracting shoppers with discounts on Fridays and Saturdays to recoup lost trading on Sundays. Biedronka began with a ‘no VAT’ promotion ...
12 November 2018
We complete our review of the trends from the Central and Eastern Europe: outlook for 2018 presentation with the third and final trend;  Retailers trialing digital solutions. Retailers test in-store retail innovations and invest in online Retailers across the CEE are investing in digital retail solutions and develop presence in the online channel or optimise in-store operations....
31 August 2017
Auchan launches convenience format, Carrefour introduces innovation in its online platform, and more about other grocery retailers in Poland. We report on the latest news from the various international and national retailers in Poland give you our take on their respective subjects. Auchan launches convenience format in Warsaw Auchan launched the first MyAuchan store in Poland, as part of ...
23 March 2017
We look at domestic retailers in Poland, Eurocash, Emperia Holding, Zabka, GK Specjal, and Alma Market, rounding up their 2016 results and outlook for 2017 onwards. Mixed result for Eurocash as revenue grows but profits drop Eurocash reported a 4.4% increase in 2016 sales revenue to reach PLN21.2bn (€5bn). However, the Polish retailer and distributor reported a 7% decline in its year-on-yea...
14 October 2016
In this update, we look at what has happened at retailers across the region in the third quarter of 2016, including market entries & acquisitions, new store concepts, online & technology developments, loyalty enhancements and new appointments. MARKET ENTRIES & ACQUISITIONS Albania –  SPAR has opened its first stores in the country in partnership with Balfin Group, making Albania the 4...
21 September 2016
The Polish government is suspending its newly introduced retail tax, the country’s finance minister, Pawel Szalamacha, advised on September 20. Law only came into effect earlier this month Under the law, which only came into effect on September 1st this year, retailers in Poland would pay 0.8% on monthly revenues between PLN 17m (€3.85m) and PLN 170m (€38.55m) and 1.4% on sales exceeding...
27 April 2016
In this update, we look at what happened at retailers across the region in the first quarter of 2016, including investment plans, online developments, merger & acquisition activity and changes at the top. INVESTMENT PLANS & NEW STORES Poland • Carrefour is to launch 150 new stores with a focus on the convenience channel and invest €61m in store modernisation in 2016. • Jerónimo ...
22 September 2015
We round up some of the latest ecommerce developments to watch from the region’s leading retailers including advancements in Poland, Romania and Hungary; Agrokor’s strategic online project and what’s happening in click & collect. This article was written by Harriet Cohen,  Senior Retail Analyst in IGD's international researc...
04 February 2015
Zabka and Carrefour will keep investing in the fast growing convenience channel in Poland. Zabka with ambitious plans Zabka has revealed ambitious plans to open 800 new stores in Poland in 2015. In total, Zabka’s owner investment fund Mid Europa plans to invest up to PLN2 bn (EUR488 m) in its expansion. The retailer is also in discussions to acquire six retail chains in the country. Zab...