Polish retail sales accelerate growth in December

bne IntelliNews January 23, 2020

The expansion in December is hardly a surprise even if it fell slightly short of consensus. Poles’ robust consumer spending is driven by the good situation on the labour market, growing wages in particular.

Russia's Watcom shopping index ends 2019 on five-year high as consumption recovers

Ben Aris in Berlin January 23, 2020

The Watcom shopping index finished 2019 on a high note, putting in its best result in five years after under-performing for almost the whole year.