Gloom Over Clothing Industry in Poland

CompaniesRetail & Consumer ♦ Published: October 11, 2011; 12:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

In the first half of this year over 13 thousand of clothing shops disappeared from the Polish market.

Gloom Over Clothing Industry in Poland / Picture: © Wolford AG

Compared to the last year, it is about 12% more. This data is confirmed by the Central Statistical Office, which registered that sales volume fell by 9,1% this year.

Retailers explain the lower turnover not only by the worsening economic situation, but they also underline the negative impact of the relative warm autumn. High temperature in September discouraged customers from…