Poland news

27 November 2023
The famous Ladybug, has reached another milestone when it comes to expansion in the country opening its 3,500 th store, but what’s new? The jubilee outlet a store like no other in its network – new solutions and technology This store is different from others in the Jeronimo Martins portfolio – employing new solutions that incorporate its sustainability development strategy. Pawel Stol...
10 November 2023
Poland is an intriguing and innovative market with some aggressive growth plans from some retailers and here is the latest… Eurocash Group – revenues exceeded PLN 24.5 billion at end of Q3 Eurocash Group has announced its financial results which means an increase of 8% y-o-y while maintaining a stable EBITDA margin. Big Ben (liquor store) and Frisco (online retail) account for approxim...
03 November 2023
Our global analysts share their opinion on grocery retail news from across the globe. Love pumpkin spice, but food waste isn’t nice – Michela Kerbaker, Insight Analyst I always enjoy seeing children trick-or-treating on Halloween and appreciate the value to both shoppers and the industry of these types of events. IGD recently published a report on Halloween execution in stores, and ther...
31 October 2023
The 10,000 jubilee Zabka opened on 27 th October 2023, in Stary Browar (Old Brewery), in Poznan. Engaging shoppers in the momentous occasion The shopping centre is visited by around 9 million people every year and they planned a grand opening. Looking for more insights on technology and innovation then visit our technology hub page. For more insight on the retailer, visit our Za...
27 October 2023
There has been a flurry of ups and downs across the Polish retailer landscape. Biedronka a discounter with plans to dominate via an aggressive expansion plan Biedronka dominates the discounter space in Poland with a 91% penetration across the market and 3473 stores as of September 2023. The parent group, Jeronimo Martins, has announced the expansion of Biedronka across Slovenia - with ...
18 October 2023
We highlight seven takeaways from our recent trip to the Warsaw. Auchan takes on Zabka with its first autonomous store Auchan has teamed up with Israel based tech company Trigo to produce the retailer’s first autonomous store, Auchan Go. The store combines camera technology and scales integrated into the shelving to monitor items selected by shoppers, after they have authorised a payment...
05 October 2023
Although Jeronimo Martins offers attractive medium-term growth prospects, the short-term position is less encouraging as decelerating inflation and weak consumer demand in various markets impact sales. Decelerating inflation impacting sales in Poland Food inflation in Poland decelerated sequentially by 6% points to an average +13% in Q3 from +19% in Q2 of this year. It is estimated tha...
02 October 2023
Only after four years of operation in the market, SPAR South Africa announced the decision to sell its Poland business, including both company-owned and independent stores. The spokesperson in a trade briefing on 28 September said, ‘‘Having evaluated and considered all options, the board believes that it is in the best interests of the group and shareholders to engage in a process to dispo...
22 September 2023
Biedronka has broken some records already this year including its sales in H1. However, its eyes are how it can dominate the Polish retailer landscape and be the leader in the region. Sales strong for reinvesting in new stores, tech and shoppers In the first half of 2023, its sales (in PLN) increased by 24% and l-f-l growth reached 20%. Sales in H1 amounted to EUR 10.316, compared to EUR ...
07 September 2023
Rewards and loyalty points are useful nudge tactics helping retailers guide shoppers towards healthier choices. The data unlocked by these loyalty programmes also provides vital insight on the success of health behavioural change initiatives. While the area of health holds huge scope, focus on families, increasing fruit and veg intake, and encouraging physical activity continue to be popular acti...