Zabka news

18 January 2022
As Zabka looks to stay ahead of its competitors in the country, we look at five innovations the retailer is employing to attract new shoppers in new locations and drive footfall to its existing estate. Zabka trials vending machine solution in a private hospital Zabka has added its first branded vending machine in a private hospital in Warsaw as part of a trial, which is being run with Maczf...
12 January 2022
As Zabka rolls out its staffless store solution in new locations and Carrefour appoints a director for Bringo International, we round up developments across markets in Central and Eastern Europe. Zabka opens Nano store in Decathlon store As Zabka expands the presence of its staffless Nano format, it has opened a new store in a Decathlon outlet. Zabka has opened 12 Nano stores, which uses te...
25 October 2021
For several years, we have highlighted Zabka as a convenience retailer to watch. With more than 7,600 convenience stores in Poland, Zabka is now a leader, and impressively, a convenience retailer that is well-connected to sustainability. New quick commerce channel for suppliers Earlier this month, Zabka launched Jush, a home delivery service currently being piloted in several Warsaw distric...
30 November 2020
One of Poland’s leading convenience grocery retailers, Zabka, has opened its first store, which is 100% powered by green energy. The store was launched in November 2020 as part of the retailer’s investment in developing its next generation of convenience stores. The store was created through partnerships with 15 technology companies. The store is self-powered and uses technology to support and...
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...