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Russian regional cosmetics and perfume market on rise
In 2012 almost all large retail store chains operating in the cosmetics and perfume sector lost market share to small and more local companies. However, none of them saw falls in sales volume. This trend also continued ... more »

Central Federal District still prevails in Russian retail

In 2012 the Russian retail market increased by 12% year on year and was worth over RUB 18tr ($600bn). According to the PMR report “Retail in Russia 2013 – Regional focus. Market analysis and development ... more»

Moscow has the major share in Russia's shopping areas

About 19% of quality shopping centres in Russia are located in Moscow, providing about 3.1 million m2 of shopping GLA. Moscow-based shopping centres are responsible for about 23% of the total quality retail leasable ... more»

Fozzy Group still the leading retailer in Ukraine

The Fozzy Group remains the largest retail market player in Ukraine in terms of revenue. It is a diversified retailer, with a presence in groceries, consumer electronics and pharmacy retail. In 2011, it had a 3.4% retail ... more»

Retail market in Russia enters first stage of maturity

We expect that from 2012, the retail market in Russia will continue further growth; however, the growth rates are expected to be lower than in the last two years. There are several basic factors underlying the predictions ... more»

Shopping centre markets in Ukraine and Kazakhstan still underdeveloped when compared to Russia

In Ukraine and Kazakhstan, the retail real estate markets are still categorised as underdeveloped. GLA per 1,000 inhabitants is yet to reach 50 m2. Caught in a climate of uncertainty, difficult fundraising and almost ... more»

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The development of grocery retailing in the Siberian Federal District is marked by further market consolidation. Thus, in the ... more »

The Central Federal District is traditionally the leader in terms of retail turnover, as it boasts one-third of the country’s ... more »

The supermarket is the most prominent, and, at the same time, the most popular modern store format among Ukrainians. Outlets of ... more »

In 2011 the Ukrainian retail market, which increased by almost 27% year on year, was worth UAH 571bn ($72bn). PMR estimates that the ... more »

Moscow and St. Petersburg, two biggest cities in Russia, have also the biggest number of shopping centres 80 and 47, respectively, ... more »
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