Awaiting the reopening of shops and service outlets to go shopping at traditional brick-and-mortar stores, positive footfall results achieved by most shopping centres in May, opening of a second Primark store with a third one in the pipeline, plus a strong debut of a new Polish off-price concept – these are some of the key news and developments to have taken place in the retail sector in the second quarter of this year.
Debuts and announcements of new openings
Time for eko- brands and sustainable shopping
A crucial retail trend which have not suffered due to the pandemic or the resultant market turbulences is the promotion between Poles of sustainable shopping, the circular economy and the “zero waste” concept.
Fabrice Paumelle, Director and Head of Retail Leasing Department at BNP Paribas Real Estate
It was in this spirit that the Auchan chain introduced to its stores second-hand clothing from renowned brands to be purchased at attractively reduced prices.
Natasa Mika Head of Retail Leasing Department at BNP Paribas Real Estate