Updated: Jul 7
Discount Non-Food Retail Chain Action (owned by PE investor 3i Group) will open in Warsaw its 200th store, since entering Poland in 2017. The company emphasizes that it is a milestone in the development of the Polish retail market.
The pandemic year 2020 was a difficult year for non-food retail companies operating in the field of textiles, footwear and hardware products. However, the Action chain dealt with the challenges posed by the pandemic and managed to high pace of development. In the last 11 months, the operator opened over 40 stores in Poland. The brand also appeared in three provinces where the sign was not present before, including Warsaw.
The discounter will soon present development plans for the Polish market for the next year. It can be expected that it wants to at least repeat this year's result in 2021, and perhaps even want to improve it. For Action in Poland, the development of the network and building the scale of the business is crucial for its logistics, cost effectiveness and profitability.