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Retailer New Look to wind down Poland operations 19 Mar 2019

New Look has announced its Poland division has filed for insolvency, just two months after the UK fast fashion retailer wound up its operations in Belgium. 

Inovatica develops ECG smart T-shirt 19 Jan 2017

Polish software solutions company Inovatica has unveiled a smart t-shirt, developed with bio-monitoring capacities, designed to allow electrocardiography (ECG) on the person wearing it.

Poland and Czech Republic workers in poverty wages claim 2 Feb 2016

Low wages, forced and unpaid overtime, and a harmful work environment are among violations likely to be faced by garment workers in Poland and the Czech Republic, according to the latest in a series of investigations by labour rights campaigners.

POLAND: Clothing and footwear sales seen slowing 18 Jul 2013

Clothing and footwear sales growth in Poland slowed to around 2% in 2012 and is set to continue to slow even further during the current year as consumers remain cautious about their spending.

IAF Convention 2012: Shoppers Stop supports FDI retail reform 26 Sep 2012

The managing director of India's leading department store retailer, Shoppers Stop Ltd, has described the government's move to allow more overseas investment in the sector as "a good starting point."

POLAND: H&M to enter market with Warsaw store 19 Mar 2012

H&M Hennes & Mauritz has announced plans to open its first Cos store in Poland.

POLAND: Bogus Lycra apparel destroyed 28 Feb 2012

About 2,000 pairs of trousers bearing counterfeit Lycra hangtags were destroyed after being seized by Polish customs officials.

POLAND: Clothing sales forecasts "favourable" - research 31 Aug 2011

Retail sales of clothing and footwear in Poland are likely to see "moderate" growth this year and next as the country continues to recover from the economic downturn.

POLAND: Adidas outlines Polish goals via UEFA sponsorship 31 Aug 2011

Adidas has affirmed its ambition to achieve market leadership in Poland by 2015 through its partnership with UEFA 2012.

POLAND: Opens Europe’s “most advanced” PTA plant 7 Jun 2011

Poland's leading oil refiner PKN Orlen has opened what it claims is Europe’s most advanced petrochemical complex, producing paraxylene and terephthalic acid (PX/PTA) which are used to make packaging and polyester fibres.