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.
Swapp also plans to go beyond the world of retail by putting its refill-o-mats in other buildings such as blocks of flats in a bid to shake up shopping and shrink the mountains of plastic waste the world produces each year.
The number of retail parks in Poland has grown two-fold over the last ten years, according to the report 'Retail parks and convenience centres in Poland' by real estate consultancy JLL and Trei Real Estate Poland.