Poland's Ministry of Development has stipulated the reopening of trade, including shopping malls, from February 1. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Development Jaroslaw Gowin said on Friday it was, however, too early to reopen other sectors.
From deliberations over the perfect Christmas tree to the best baubles and fattest carp for Christmas Eve dinner, see what pre-Christmas shopping looked like in Poland 90 years ago.
Nearly 61 percent of Poles made purchases on the internet this year and the percentage of online shoppers has risen by 19 percentage points over the last four years, Poland's statistics office said on Wednesday.
Sales in Polish shopping centres have declined by 24 percent in the first three quarters of 2020, the Polish Council of Shopping Centres (PRCH) said on Tuesday.
Poland has lifted its Sunday trading ban for December 6 to reduce crowding during the pre-Christmas shopping period.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has signed a legal amendment permitting retail trade on Sunday, December 6, the president's office announced on Friday.
Polish shopping centres will see a high number of customers this year despite the toll being exacted by lockdown restrictions on retail, a leading real-estate company has reported.
Retail sales for the Black Friday shopping period are expected to soar this year, as shoppers pile onto online platforms owing to the coronavirus and lockdown restrictions.
Shops, pharmacies and post offices in Poland are reserved for senior citizens of the age of 60 and older between 10:00 a.m. and noon as of Thursday, October 15, due to a growing number of new coronavirus infections and the ongoing COVID pandemic.
PM says “98 percent” of schools operating normally, while special shopping hours for seniors return.