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A PLN 50bn IT market in Poland and record growth in hardware sales in 2020

Despite negative assumptions, the value of the IT market in Poland in 2020 proved resilient to the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis caused by it. PMR estimates that last year IT spending in Poland grew by 6% to PLN 49.2bn….
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Online share of retail sales will exceed 20% in 2023

Spurred by the pandemic, the e-commerce market in Poland grew by a record 45% in 2020 and reached approximately 15% of the country’s retail sales, according to a new report from PMR. Such growth is hard to maintain, and we…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

PMR’s business climate index for the dietary supplements market in Poland the highest in years

According to research carried out by PMR on the dietary supplement market over the last 15 years, the situation in the sector is now the best in the history of the research. However, in our opinion, this is primarily due…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Bio food market grew by over 20% in 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has partially paralysed trade in physical units, it has not harmed the bio food segment, which grew in 2020 at a rate several times higher than the overall food market in general, according to PMR’s latest…
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Construction Press Release

Construction materials prices rising fastest in civil engineering

The sharp increases in construction materials prices observed in recent months coupled with uncertainty as to how prices might behave in the coming quarters have considerably raised the level of risk for general contractors and investors. Predicting and estimating project…
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Construction Press Release

Positive momentum in Russian construction output will speed up in 2021

PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Russia H1 2021. Development forecasts for 2021-2026”, suggests that between 2014 and 2017, the Russian construction industry observed negative growth rates in construction output every year, recording a cumulative reduction of 9.1% during…
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ICT & Media Press Release

2020: COVID-19 fosters stability in pay-TV market and boosts SVOD market growth

According to PMR data, in 2020 the pay-TV market in Poland will grow in value by 1% to PLN 6.2bn. On the other hand, PMR estimates the value of the VOD market at PLN 1.3bn, which translates into 25% growth…
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ICT & Media Press Release

Investment boom on the Polish data center market

Investor interest in the Polish data center market is not weakening. Buildings, expansions, hall adaptations and purchases of attractive plots – preferably with permits and power allocation. Cloud regions of the largest hyperscalers, pandemic, remote working, business continuity and accelerated…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Discount stores will grow above 7% annually

In the years 2021-2026, discount stores will be the fastest-growing channel on the grocery market in Poland, according to PMR’s latest forecasts included in the report “Retail food products in Poland 2021: Market analysis and growth forecasts for 2021-2026”. The…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Sales of over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements: up 4% in pandemic times

According to analyses conducted by PMR market research company, the value of sales of medicines and dietary supplements (including dietary foodstuffs) in all channels (pharmacies, stores and online) amounted to slightly above PLN 15bn in 2020. This was nearly 4%…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

HoReCa market to rebound in 2021 even under “fourth wave” scenario

The HoReCa market, defined as the hotel catering (Ho), restaurant catering (Re) and catering (Ca) markets, was worth PLN 25.9bn (€5.1bn) in 2020, registering a decline of 30.9%. This was the first decline in the value of this market in…
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ICT & Media Press Release

PLN 15bn in the Telco B2B market in Poland and the impact of COVID-19 on the market

PMR estimates the value of the telecommunications services market for the business and carrier segments in Poland at nearly PLN 15bn. In 2020 the market recorded growth mainly due to higher interconnect revenues of mobile operators – the effect of…
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Construction Press Release

Construction materials prices rising fastest in civil engineering

The sharp increases in construction materials prices observed in recent months coupled with uncertainty as to how prices might behave in the coming quarters have considerably raised the level of risk for general contractors and investors. Predicting and estimating project…
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Construction Press Release

Positive momentum in Russian construction output will speed up in 2021

PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Russia H1 2021. Development forecasts for 2021-2026”, suggests that between 2014 and 2017, the Russian construction industry observed negative growth rates in construction output every year, recording a cumulative reduction of 9.1% during…
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Construction Press Release

Despite growth in the market for factory-made construction chemicals, construction and renovation companies’ assessment of the economic climate is at its lowest level since 2012.

A sharp decline in PMR’s Construction Climate Index for the construction chemicals sector and very good statistics for the cubature construction industry make it difficult to assess the past year unequivocally.   According to a survey of several hundred renovation…
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Construction Press Release

Czech construction industry achieved record high figures prior to coronavirus outbreak

  It is estimated that construction activity increased markedly in 2018-2019, overwhelmingly in the building construction subgroup, boosting construction output by an estimated CAGR of about 11% in the last few years. However, a reduction is imminent in 2020, according…
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Construction Press Release

Construction in Slovakia relies on civil engineering for recovery

As indicated by the results of PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Slovakia 2020. Development forecasts for 2020-2025”, the country’s construction output value underwent a 4.5% year-on-year reduction, following a combined 12% growth in 2017-2018. The contraction was instigated…
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Construction

Housing construction: boom halted by coronavirus

  The last few years have been a boom period for the housing market in Poland, with construction activity and sales of apartments setting new records. In 2019, home starts, building permits, and the value of approved mortgages all reached…
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Construction

Upbeat prospects for the cement market in Eastern Europe

  As indicated by the results of PMR’s latest report, entitled “Cement market in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan 2020. Development forecasts for 2016-2021”, the cement production in the four countries increased by 5.5% to 81.6 million tonnes in 2019,…
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Construction

Can the developers responsible for the bulk of residential construction look to the future with confidence?

  The year-on-year increase in price (13% in 2019, according to the National Bank of Poland) has not yet tempered the enthusiasm of buyers. Developers are not stopping to introduce new investments on the market, but still find it difficult…
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Construction

The rate of growth in the market of thermal insulation materials will be maintained in 2019!

According to the latest PMR report, “Thermal insulation materials market in Poland 2019. Market analysis and development forecasts for 2019-2024”, the projected growth rate of the value of the market analysed in the report will be two-digit in 2019, as…
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Construction

On the construction market, a period of dynamic growth is over. How will individual regions fare in the new situation?

After growing by less than 6% in 2019, construction activity in Poland will weaken further in 2020, although growth will remain respectable. But the situation will vary considerably among voivodships, as shown in a new report from PMR, “Construction sector…
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Construction

Poland’s thermal insulation materials market to maintain double-digit growth in 2019

  The market for thermal insulation materials in Poland has been booming on the back of a buoyant construction industry. 2019 will mark the third consecutive year of double-digit growth in its value, according to a new report from PMR,…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Online share of retail sales will exceed 20% in 2023

Spurred by the pandemic, the e-commerce market in Poland grew by a record 45% in 2020 and reached approximately 15% of the country’s retail sales, according to a new report from PMR. Such growth is hard to maintain, and we…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Bio food market grew by over 20% in 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has partially paralysed trade in physical units, it has not harmed the bio food segment, which grew in 2020 at a rate several times higher than the overall food market in general, according to PMR’s latest…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Discount stores will grow above 7% annually

In the years 2021-2026, discount stores will be the fastest-growing channel on the grocery market in Poland, according to PMR’s latest forecasts included in the report “Retail food products in Poland 2021: Market analysis and growth forecasts for 2021-2026”. The…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

HoReCa market to rebound in 2021 even under “fourth wave” scenario

The HoReCa market, defined as the hotel catering (Ho), restaurant catering (Re) and catering (Ca) markets, was worth PLN 25.9bn (€5.1bn) in 2020, registering a decline of 30.9%. This was the first decline in the value of this market in…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR Report: Home improvements to moderate from 2020 levels

The consumer DIY market* in Poland grew in value by a record 9% in 2020, according to PMR calculations. Home-bound households upgrading their interiors, and a resilient housing sector that built more apartments than in previous years were key factors….
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

PMR: Poles will continue to update their home interiors in 2021

Nearly half of Poles rearranged their living spaces in the 12 months to March 2021, and three quarters bought furniture, according to a new survey by PMR. During the period of relaxed Covid restrictions on retail trade from May 2020,…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

Trends on the HoReCa market in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic was the defining event of 2020 for all corners of the economy, but few sectors were hit as badly as HoReCa. Dine-in service banned for a total of more than four months, restrictions on seating capacity in…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

Five key trends in Poland’s fashion retail in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic was the defining event of 2020. Its most profound consequence was to accelerate customer migration to online channels. Covid and e-commerce are the recurring themes in our pick of top five trends in fashion retail in Poland in 2020….
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

5 top trends in home & garden retail in 2020

What trends shaped home & garden retail in Poland in 2020? A pandemic-induced surge in online shopping was the most prominent one. But there were others that helped to define the year. We have picked five trends that we think…
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FMCG & Retail Press Release

COVID-19 epidemic expected to lead to record growth of e-commerce market in 2020

  In 2020, the e-commerce market in Poland will boast the highest growth figure for approximately a decade, and this will, combined with low forecasts for total retail sales, result in a significant increase in the proportion represented by online…
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FMCG & Retail

Clothing and footwear retail market in Central Europe surged by 10% in 2019

  The fashion retail market in the five CE countries (i.e., Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia) expanded by 9.5% in 2019, reaching €10.8bn. However, in 2020, the market is expected to plummet by about 10%. These are the…
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FMCG & Retail

PMR report: Impact of Covid-19 on consumer behaviour

Closed shops, fear of contagion, rising unemployment, and no clear prospect of a return to normal – the coronavirus epidemic is changing consumer patterns in Poland in important ways, according to a new report from PMR, “The impact of coronavirus…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

PMR’s business climate index for the dietary supplements market in Poland the highest in years

According to research carried out by PMR on the dietary supplement market over the last 15 years, the situation in the sector is now the best in the history of the research. However, in our opinion, this is primarily due…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Sales of over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements: up 4% in pandemic times

According to analyses conducted by PMR market research company, the value of sales of medicines and dietary supplements (including dietary foodstuffs) in all channels (pharmacies, stores and online) amounted to slightly above PLN 15bn in 2020. This was nearly 4%…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Poles will spend PLN 2bn more on private health care this year than before the pandemic

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected the functioning of almost all sectors of the economy. Restrictions on the activities of many industries, the introduction of restrictions on social and economic activity and increased uncertainty have resulted in…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Natural ingredients a dominant factor for internet purchases of dietary supplements

Online sales of dietary supplements increased rapidly in 2020, among online pharmacies, e-stores, and shopping platforms. The pandemic reinforced the already observed trend of increasing health care including vitamin and mineral supplementation, which resulted in increased demand for such products….
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Online sales of dermocosmetics have very good prospects

The online distribution of dermocosmetics on the Polish market is carried out by online pharmacies, e-stores, including online drugstores and perfumeries (rossmann.pl, hebe.pl, superpharm.pl, notino.pl) or internet portals. According to PMR forecast, the e-stores dermocosmetics market will grow at a double-digit rate…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Dermocosmetics market expected to grow by 6% in 2021

The 2020 COVID-19 outbreak in Poland has had an impact on virtually every aspect of economic and social life in Poland. Events related to the pandemic, restrictions introduced by the government to curb the number of infections and changes in…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

Who buys sports nutritions?

In previous years, the sports nutrition market in Poland grew quite dynamically. Its growth was supported by the expansion of sports infrastructure and the fashion for healthy lifestyles, which translated into an increase in the number of Poles practising sport….
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

PMR report: Dietary supplements market in Poland: 3% growth in 2020

  According to the latest PMR forecasts, included in the report “Dietary supplements market in Poland 2020. Development forecasts for 2020-2025”, the sale of dietary supplements in Poland in pharmacies and outside of them (in shops, at petrol stations and…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Press Release

OTC market expected to grow in 2020 despite coronavirus pandemic

  The value of the OTC product market in Poland, understood as sales of medicines and dietary supplements designed for special dietary medical reasons, came to more than PLN 14bn in 2019 (pharmacy and non-pharmacy sales). This represented a year-on-year…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

Romanians will pay less for private healthcare services and products in 2020

  The coronavirus pandemic will have a negative effect on the private healthcare market, and this is reflected in the newest PMR forecasts for 2020, published in the report entitled “Private healthcare market in Romania. Market analysis and development forecasts…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

Laboratory diagnostics services market worth almost 7 billion PLN in 2019

  The laboratory diagnostics services market in Poland (the public and private subdivisions combined) was worth almost 7 billion PLN in 2019. This represented an increase of around 5% year on year. According to the latest PMR report, “Laboratory diagnostics…
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Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals

Online OTC products market grows by 20% a year

  Online sales of OTC products – medicines, dietary supplements, and dermocosmetics – amounted to almost PLN 1.3bn (€303m) in 2018, according to a new report from PMR, “Online OTC products market in Poland 2019. Market analysis and development forecasts…
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ICT & Media Press Release

A PLN 50bn IT market in Poland and record growth in hardware sales in 2020

Despite negative assumptions, the value of the IT market in Poland in 2020 proved resilient to the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis caused by it. PMR estimates that last year IT spending in Poland grew by 6% to PLN 49.2bn….
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ICT & Media Press Release

2020: COVID-19 fosters stability in pay-TV market and boosts SVOD market growth

According to PMR data, in 2020 the pay-TV market in Poland will grow in value by 1% to PLN 6.2bn. On the other hand, PMR estimates the value of the VOD market at PLN 1.3bn, which translates into 25% growth…
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ICT & Media Press Release

Investment boom on the Polish data center market

Investor interest in the Polish data center market is not weakening. Buildings, expansions, hall adaptations and purchases of attractive plots – preferably with permits and power allocation. Cloud regions of the largest hyperscalers, pandemic, remote working, business continuity and accelerated…
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ICT & Media Press Release

PLN 15bn in the Telco B2B market in Poland and the impact of COVID-19 on the market

PMR estimates the value of the telecommunications services market for the business and carrier segments in Poland at nearly PLN 15bn. In 2020 the market recorded growth mainly due to higher interconnect revenues of mobile operators – the effect of…
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ICT & Media Press Release

Billion zloty VOD market observed during unprecedented boom

  The value of the VOD services market in Poland exceeded one billion zloty in 2019. The market owes its prosperity mainly to subscription services, which are responsible for more than half of its value. This year there will be…
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ICT & Media Press Release

Pay-TV market thought to be worth PLN 6.2 billion in wake of recent growth

  According to PMR data, the Polish pay-TV market was worth PLN 6.2 billion in 2019. This represents a 1% year-on-year increase. The next few years will bring a continuation of the increase in the number of IPTV subscribers and…
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ICT & Media

Forecasts for the data centre market in Poland: facility certification

  The latest PMR research shows that one in three companies would be ready to pay a higher price for certified data centre services. However, almost two-thirds of companies assert that certification would not convince them to pay more for…
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ICT & Media

Forecasts for the data centre market in Poland suggest doubling of resources by 2025

  Forecasts in the ninth edition of the PMR report “Data centre market in Poland 2020. Market analysis and development forecasts for 2020-2025”, issued in May 2020, indicate that the resources of the Polish data centre market will double by…
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ICT & Media

Telecommunications services for business-to-business and operator market thought to be worth PLN 14 billion

  According to the latest PMR data, the telecommunications services market for the B2B and carrier subgroup in Poland was worth PLN 14.3 billion in 2019. In the last three years the market has been moving horizontally, with the trend…
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ICT & Media

70 million RGUs sold on the telecommunications market in Poland in 2022

  According to the latest PMR estimate, the share of bundled telecommunication services as a proportion of the Polish market in terms of the total number of telecommunication services in the country is constantly growing. PMR forecasts calculate that the…
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ICT & Media

The mobile telephony market in Poland will increase by PLN 4.3bn (€1bn) between 2018 and 2024

  In 2018, mobile operators in Poland generated combined revenues of PLN 25.8bn (€6.1bn), a 3% decrease on the year before. Mobile currently accounts for 58% of the Polish telecommunications market, but its share will rise to 60% by 2024…
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ICT & Media

7 billion PLN from pay TV and VOD services in Poland

  According to PMR’s data, in 2018 the value of the Polish pay-TV and VOD services market reached nearly PLN 7 billion, growing by 4% annually. The positive market situation is primarily due to dynamically growing revenues in the VOD…
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