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Sales in Hungarian Retail Shops Up by 4.1%

D&T
Oct 6, 2021

In August 2021, the volume of sales in retail trade increased by 4.6% according to raw data and by 4.1% when adjusted for calendar effects compared to the same period of the previous year. A fresh report by the Central Statistical Office says that in August, calendar-adjusted sales volumes rose by 1.7% in specialized and […]

JYSK Opens Large DownTown Store in Budapest

D&T
Aug 28, 2021

The Danish household goods retail JYSK chain has opened its first large-format, 900-square-meter store in the city center of Budapest. The company is expanding despite the coronavirus epidemic: it currently has 88 stores in Hungary, four of which opened this financial year and three more planned for the next. JYSK employs more than 800 people in […]

Used Cars Substantially More Expensive in Hungary

D&T
Jul 20, 2021

The need for own cars and independent mobility is becoming more and more important in Hungary, and this is reflected not only in the growing interest in new cars, but also - and especially - in used cars. Growing demand and the rising cost of replacing cars on the market have also led to a […]

Hungarian Grocery Stores Doing Well

D&T
Jun 13, 2021

Hungarian grocery stores achieved significant growth in May 2021, with sales up 20% compared to two years earlier, the news site napi.hu reports. Retail sales increased in May, according to the latest figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) based on online checkout data. The grocery store revenues were not compared to May last […]

Sales in Hungarian Retail Shops Up by 10.6%

D&T
Jun 4, 2021

In April 2021, the volume of retail trade increased by 9.9% in raw data and by 10.6% in calendar-adjusted data, compared with the same period of the previous year, as a result of the gradual lifting of restrictions from mid-month, and the low point in April last year. In April, calendar-adjusted sales volumes rose by […]

New Car Sales Up in Hungary This Year

D&T
Jun 2, 2021

In May, Suzuki again registered the highest number of new passenger cars sold in Hungary: 1,564 vehicles, 13 more than in April. This means that it has gained 14.62% of the market, the business daily Világgazdaság reports. The newspaper notes that compared to the last two years, the brand had the largest share in May […]

JYSK Store Managers Help Find 2,000 New Colleagues

D&T
Apr 28, 2021

Having reached the significant milestone of having 3,000 stores worldwide, JYSK, a Danish retail chain selling household goods such as mattresses, furniture and interior décor, has set itself the next target: 5,000 stores in total. This means that the store chain will soon need a lot of new store managers. A major Employer Branding campaign […]

Changing Consumer Habits in Hungary

D&T
Feb 28, 2021

As a result of the coronavirus epidemic, consumer habits have changed and the composition of the consumer basket has also changed, according to a new survey. A research conducted by Mónika Garai-Fodor, Dean of the Károly Keleti Faculty of Economics at the University of Óbuda and Ágnes Csiszárik-Kocsir, Deputy Dean for Research shows that the […]

New Currency in Hajdúnánás

D&T
Jan 30, 2021

Local currencies used in parallel with the Hungarian Forint (HUF) are the tools of rural settlements to stimulate the local economy, keep money in place and keep jobs. Perhaps the most successful example of this today is the Bocskai Crown (BK) from Hajdúnánás. The mayor of the northeastern Hungarian town, Tibor Szólláth told the business […]

Retail Sales Down Year-on-Year in Hungary

D&T
Nov 5, 2020

In September 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops decreased by 1.6% according to raw data and by 2.0% when adjusted for calendar effects compared to the same period of the previous year.  Providing the details, a fresh report by the Central Statistical Office says that the volume of sales, adjusted for calendar effects, […]

Auchan Hungary Wins Award

D&T
Sep 23, 2020

Auchan Hungary won this year's Commercial Award of Excellence for Hungarian Products, which has been one of the most prestigious awards in the industry for three years now. Each year, the award is given to the commercial company that does the most to promote domestic products. This year, according to the jury, Auchan was the […]

AutoWallis Chosen as Opel Importer to Hungary

D&T
Sep 16, 2020

Opel has chosen AutoWallis to be the importer of the iconic German brand in Hungary, enabling the Budapest Stock Exchange (BSE) listed group to continue increasing its revenue and new vehicle sales, in a further significant step towards realizing its strategic goals. An AutoWallis report on the BSE website says the decision follows a similar […]

Hungarians Search for Cheaper Used Cars

D&T
Jun 25, 2020

After a drastic decline in recent months, the number of searches for used cars in Hungary in June already exceed last year's results: the sudden increase in demand mainly affects second-hand cars cheaper than HUF 500,000. That is according to the statistics of the market leader Használtautó.hu (‘used car’). Reasons not only include the higher […]

Retail Shops Sales Falling

D&T
Jun 4, 2020

In April 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops, including mail order and internet retailing, according to both raw and calendar-adjusted data, decreased by 10.2% compared to the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office reports. Due to the epidemiological emergency, regulatory restrictions were introduced, which also affected retailing, with an impact on […]

Tesco Tops Retail Chain Ranking in Hungary

D&T
Jun 2, 2020

Although, Lidl increased its total gross turnover significantly in 2019, it is still behind Tesco in the ranking of retail chains in Hungary. Of the chains selling fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), Tesco was the first with HUF 740 billion in revenue, Lidl closed last year with 685 billion, SPAR was in third place with […]

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