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How much CO2 does your fashion sense generate?

E-commerce
WORLD Online second had clothes store Thredup store has created a Fashion Footprint Calculator to calculate the carbon footprint of your purchasing habits.

The survey comprises twelve questions about shopping and laundry habits. According to CNN.com, the fashion sector is responsible for 8-10 pct of the global carbon emissions and it generates 20 pct of all water pollution. The average consumer buys 60 pct more clothes than 15 years ago and keeps them only half as long. According to Thredup, 50 pct of Americans surveyed do not believe that their individual shopping habits have an impact on the environment, while 68 pct of those surveyed believe that brands and not consumers need to be held responsible for the damage done to the environment.

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Poland On the beach again

schedule 01 July 2022
Opr./edited by JC

After a two-year break, the JLL Charity Beach Volleyball Tournament of the Real Estate Industry returns. The 11th edition of the event will take place on August 4th, at the Monta Beach Volley Club in Warsaw. Eurobuild is the media patron of the event.

Property and Facility Management

POLAND C&W chosen for Astrum

schedule 30 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Wood & Company has appointed Cushman & Wakefield as the property manager of its Astrum Business Park in Warsaw’s Włochy district, which the company has recently added to its portfolio.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Inter Cars drives into Panattoni Sosnowiec I

schedule 30 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Polish automotive parts supplier Inter Cars Group has leased more than 20,000 sqm in Panattoni Park Sosnowiec I in Upper Silesia.

Investment & finance

Poland Echo sells twice

schedule 30 June 2022

Echo Investment has today announced the closing of two disposals. MidPoint71 in Wrocław has been acquired by the Czech-based Trigea Real Estate Fund for over EUR 100 mln, while German fund manager KGAL Group has bought three buildings in the Fuzja office complex in Łódź for EUR 56 mln.

Office & mixed-use development

Hungary University buys from Warimpex

schedule 30 June 2022
Opr./edited by JC

Warimpex Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG has sold the B52 Office building in Budapest to Semmelweis University, which specialises in medical and health sciences, with the 5,200 sqm property changing hands for EUR 12.575 mln.

Office & mixed-use development

CZECH REPUBLIC CA Immo fills two in Prague

schedule 29 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Three new leases for a total of around 4,700 sqm of office space have been signed for two office buildings in the River City Prague complex, which was developed by CA Immo.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND FTFI moves into Wadowicka 3

schedule 29 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Forum Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych (FTFI) is the latest tenant to move into the newly completed third building of the Wadowicka 3 office complex in Kraków.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND GTV add mores light to MLP Pruszków II

schedule 29 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Polish furniture accessories and LED lighting distributor GTV has leased another 32,000 sqm at MLP Pruszków II. The company, which has been a tenant of the park since 2018, already occupies 20,300 sqm at the logistics centre on Warsaw’s western outskirts.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND More packed in at EQT Exeter Gdańsk

schedule 29 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Eviosys Packaging Poland has renewed and expanded its lease in EQT Exeter Park Gdańsk. It will now occupy over 5,000 sqm of warehouse and office space.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Room made for CitySpace in MidPoint71

schedule 28 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Flex office provider CitySpace is to open a 3,500 sqm centre in the MidPoint71 office building in Wrocław, which is owned by Echo Investment.

Retail & leisure

POLAND Nine new brands for Galeria Belchatów

schedule 28 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Reserved, Mohito, Cropp, House, Sinsay, CCC, Half Price, Eobuwie and Modivo are the latest brands to be secured for Galeria Bawełnianka in Bełchatów in central Poland, which is scheduled to open on March 1st 2023.

Investment & finance

CENTRAL EUROPE S Immo lifts cap for CPI takeover

schedule 28 June 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Austrian real estate investor and developer S Immo has officially confirmed that it has abolished its voting rights cap, thus providing Czech counterpart CPI Property Group with a controlling stake and triggering a mandatory takeover offer.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Heiland says hi to Hillwood Mysłowice

schedule 28 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Heilind Electronics Europe has leased around 4,000 sqm of warehouse and office space in the Hillwood Mysłowice logistics park in Upper Silesia.

Retail & leisure

POLAND Smart money for Newbridge

schedule 27 June 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Bank Pekao has refinanced Newbridge Poland’s ‘Smart’ portfolio of retail parks with a EUR 10 mln loan.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA Indotek picks up One Victoriei Center

schedule 27 June 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Hungarian investment manager Indotek Group has acquired the One Victoriei Center office building in Bucharest’s CBD from its developer, One United Properties, for an undisclosed sum.

Office & mixed-use development

ROMANIA Siemens adds more energy to One Cotroceni

schedule 27 June 2022
Nathan North
deputy editor

Siemens Energy has leased 7,500 sqm of office space in the second office phase of One Cotroceni Park, which is under development in Bucharest.

Warehouse & industrial

LCube gets to work in Mszczonów

schedule 27 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Polish industrial developer LCube is to start its latest project – a 35,000 sqm warehousing centre near Mszczonów, about 55 km south-west of Warsaw city centre.

Retail & leisure

SLOVAKIA Atrium sells Optima for EUR 118 mln

schedule 24 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, part of Israeli group G City (formerly Gazit Globe), has sold the Optima shopping centre in Košice in eastern Slovakia to an undisclosed buyer for EUR 118 mln.

Investment & finance

CENTRAL EUROPE Immofinanz plans future after CPI takeover

schedule 24 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Immofinanz has published details of its updated strategy following the majority takeover of the Austrian real estate investor by its Czech counterpart CPI Property Group. This will involve selling off around EUR 1 bln of assets.

Warehouse & industrial

POLAND P3 buys Katowice brownfield

schedule 24 June 2022
Opr./edited by NN

Prague-based industrial developer P3 has completed the purchase of a plot of almost 5 ha in Katowice for the development of a 22,600 sqm warehouse centre.

Latest in E-commerce

schedule 22 September 2020

Wildberries now growing in Ukraine

Russia’s largest online retailer Wildberries has entered the Ukrainian market.

schedule 21 May 2020

Wildberries growing in April

POLAND Wildberries, the Russian online retailer that debuted on the Polish market in January, has revealed some of its initial Polish sales figures.

schedule 12 May 2020

Wildberries growing in Slovakia

SLOVAKIA Wildberries, Russia’s largest online retailer, has entered the Slovakian market. The company has also anounced that it is considering investing EUR 200 mln in the development of a distribution centre in the country.

schedule 18 March 2020

E-commerce set to accelerate with Coronavirus

POLAND Cushman & Wakefield is cautious about predicting how the coronavirus pandemic will change online shopping habits but notes that many Polish companies are expecting a massive increase in their online orders.

schedule 30 January 2020

How much CO2 does your fashion sense generate?

WORLD Online second had clothes store Thredup store has created a Fashion Footprint Calculator to calculate the carbon footprint of your purchasing habits.

schedule 04 October 2019

A thousand new DHL Parcel pick-up points

POLAND DHL Parcel will this year have opened 1,000 new locations for despatching and collecting courier parcels.

schedule 26 September 2019

Logistics firms feeling the heat from e-commerce

POLAND According to the recent ‘Supply Chain for E-commerce. How to Meet the Challenges’ report published by DHL Supply Chain, most logistics companies in the contract logistics sector have yet to implement a strategy for the online retail segment.

schedule 28 August 2019

E-commerce is still a big challenge

WORLD Majority of companies have failed to fully implement an e-commerce strategy despite recognizing its importance, according to DHL’s global survey of nearly 900 decision-makers responsible for logistics or supply chain management and e-commerce.

schedule 29 July 2019

Hebe hits the net

POLAND Drugstore chain Hebe has officially launched its online store. Orders across Poland are delivered by courier. In Warsaw, parcels can also be picked up free of charge also in a chosen Hebe store.

schedule 18 July 2019

Airbnb modifies its practices

EUROPE The European Commission has announced that, as a result of negotiations with Airbnb, the platform has improved and fully clarified the accommodation and pricing offered to consumers on its site so that its standards meet EU consumer law.

schedule 17 July 2019

Europe points its big guns at Amazon

EUROPE The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules.

schedule 16 April 2019

Lidl goes online in Poland

POLAND Lidl is to launch an online store for Poland – lidl-sklep.pl.

schedule 23 January 2019

Chamber for e-commerce

POLAND The Polish Chamber of Digital Commerce (e-Izba) has set up the Retailers Group e-Chamber to support companies who operate in e-commerce and omnichannel sales or are planning to start a business in this sector.

schedule 05 November 2018

Polish online retailers looking to go global

POLAND Around 24 pct of Polish online retailers are currently considering foreign expansion claims the ‘The Challenges of E-commerce’ report prepared by the Kronenberg Foundation at Citi Handlowy.

schedule 26 September 2018

Shopping with a robot salesman

POLAND A Wrocław start-up has created a chatbot to sell and recommend goods to shoppers.

schedule 25 September 2018

Internet traders running up debt

POLAND According to BIG InfoMonitor data, the debts of e-commerce traders came to PLN 126 mln at the end of June this year, up 19 pct on the end of 2017.

schedule 14 September 2018

Zara reorganises online sales

WORLD The Zara store chain is to complete and send out online orders directly from its brick and mortar stores. The Spanish-based Inditex group, which owns the Zara brand, believes it can make online orders easier for shoppers by processing individual orders in their stores. Whenever a product is unavailable online, but can be found in stock at a local store, it can be ordered immediately with home delivery.

schedule 06 September 2018

True innovation from Marks & Spencer

WORLD Marks & Spencer has partnered with True, which operates in the new-tech segment, to focuses on innovation and digital transformation.

schedule 26 July 2018

Almost half of Poles yet to embrace e-commerce

POLAND According to this year’s ‘E-commerce in Poland. Gemius for e-Commerce Poland’ report by Gemius, 44 pct of Polish internet users have yet to make any purchases on the internet.

schedule 06 July 2018

CCC to attract young women

POLAND CCC and DeeZee signed a contract to enter operational and financial cooperation. Both parties assume numerous positive effects of the cooperation – DeeZee is looking forward to the support of CCC’s financial strength and scale, while CCC group is to enrich its offer for young ladies customer group.

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