Romania -Retailers interested in expansion -October 02, 2012

In spite of the drop in consumption over the last three years, retailers have been active in the development process, buying new land and opening new locations. The change came this year, when the National Statistics Institute announced a consumption increase of 4% in the first six months of 2012, after three years of decreases. International retailers see the country as a market with an increased potential. In a long article the planned expansion of all important global players is cited. However, the employment impact is unclear.



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