Category: retail and wholesale

Mar 11
Exploring Homes in Southeast Europe: What You Need to Know about Prices

Hey there! Let’s chat about real estate prices in Southeast Europe. It’s pretty interesting how different countries are doing their own thing in this part of the world. What’s Going On: First up, we’ve got Greece. You know, with all those beautiful islands and history? Well, even with some money troubles, property prices are holding […]

Dec 07
Croatia’s Konzum Invests 30 Million Euro for Salaries Increase

Croatian largest supermarket chain will invest 30 million euro to increase the salaries of its employees, the local daily business newspaper Poslovni Dnevnik reported on its website. By this , the gross salary at the position of salesman, where more than 50% of all Konzum employees work, will increase by an average of 20%, Poslovni […]

Nov 23
Slovenia’s Mercator Opens New Store in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Opens 22 Jobs

Slovenian business conglomerate Mercator has opened a new retail shop in the city of Visoko in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia’s daily Dnevni Avaz reported. The new 650 square metres store opened jobs for 22, Dnevni Avaz reported. The conglomerate is the parent company of Mercator Group, one of the largest corporate groups […]

Nov 18
Billa Bulgaria To Open 12 Stores in 2024, To Invest 68 Million BGN (34.7 Million Euro) Million BGN

Bulgarian unit of German retailer Billa will invest 68 million BGN (34.7 million euro) in opening of 12 new shops and in reconstruction of 11 existing stores in 2024, Bulgarian weekly newspaper Kapital reported. Billa Bulgaria will also invest 3.0 million BGN (1.5 million) in photovoltaic installations at the roofs of five of the company’s […]

Nov 15
Lidl Hellas To Invest 120 Million Euro In Greece in 2024-2026

Retailer Lidl Hellas said it will invest 120 million euro in Greece in the next three years, Greece’s daily newspaper Kathimerini said. The investment program includes opening of new stores and warehouses, the newspaper quoted Lidl Hellas’ CEO Martin Brandenburger. Lidl Hellas added value to Greece’s economy was 953 million euro in 2022, which equals […]

Nov 11
Bosnia’s YimoR Invests 20 million BAM (10.2 million euro) in Ice Cream Factory, To Open 100 New Jobs

Bosnian retailer YimoR will soon open 20 million BAM (10.2 million euro) worth ice cream factory, business portal Biznisinfo.ba reported. The new factory will open 100 new jobs, the portal said. YimoR is currently employing 779. (Image: Pixabay)    

Nov 11
UK’s Currys Sells Greek Peer Kotsovolos for 200 Million Euro

UK-based house appliances retailer Currys has sold its Greek counterpart Kotsovolos for 200 million euro, Greece’s daily newspaper Kathimerini reported. The buyer is Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC), Greece’s largest electrical power company. Kotsovolos is currently operating 92 stores in Greece and Cyprus.