MOSCOW, January 10. /TASS/. The air traffic intensity in Russia increased by 9.8% in 2018 and reached record-breaking 1.681 mln flights, the Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya says on Thursday.
The growth rate of the Russian economy increased in 2018, while inflation remained low, the World Bank said in a report released on Tuesday.
Retailers were forbidden to return unsold goods with a shelf life of less than 30 days to suppliers. The corresponding document was signed by the President of Russia and published on the official portal of legal information.
The economy of the Russian Federation is quite resistant to the potential risks of further deterioration in the attitude of investors to the markets of developing countries, as well as sanctions risks, according to the information and analytical material of the Central Bank “Financial Stability Review”.
The main intrigue of the sales season, which started from the last “Black Friday”: will the shops be able to lure the millennials to themselves? The global consumer market is changing before our eyes – this conclusion follows from the review presented by the analytical company ISA on the eve of the sales season. Could it have been ten years ago to imagine that the digital leaders of Amazon and Alibaba would emerge as market leaders?
It is noted that in terms of “Taxation” of the Russian Federation may take the 30th position by 2024. In 2017, according to data the country ranks 52nd position by this indicator.
The Ministry of Economic Development is gradually improving its position by 2024, in particular on the Taxation and International Trade indicators, in the Doing Business rating (Doing Business), which is prepared annually by a division of the World Bank. This is stated in the list of measures developed by the Ministry of Economic Development to improve the business environment “Transformation of the business climate”.
The retail chain will sell inexpensive toys for the early development of children.
Detsky Mir opens a new chain of toys stores ABC that will presents an expanded range of goods at more affordable prices, the representative of retailer said. In ABC will be sold toys, construction-set elements, educational and creative games for children from 0 to 14 years. Buyers will be able to purchase toys from well-known foreign manufacturers such as LEGO, Hasbro and Mattel, and released under their own brand name ABC. The assortment totals about 1,500 items.
They will be opened mainly in shopping centre, so the retailer expects to attract more buyers there. Online retailer Ulmart launched a new type of outlets – order execution centre (OEC) of small format. The first object was opened in early May at the Okhta Mall shopping and entertainment centre in Saint Petersburg.
The founder of DIY retailer “Starik Khottabych” and the former co-owner of DIY retailer OBI Igor Sosin announced that he launches a new format of food retail with a dining area named as “Food Café”. His business partner Alexander Kolobov, the owner of the restaurant group “Chocolatnitsa" mentioned about it to “Kommersant”.
In Q1 2018, X5 Retail Group increased the growth of retail revenue by 20.2% compared to the same period last year.
The retailer Billa continues to implement the strategy of active expansion. In April 2018 it was announced that Billa is going to buy the chain of grocery stores named “Ya Lubimiy”.
The market of retail real estate market is gradually being restored both in Moscow and in large cities of Russia. This is due to a decrease in vacancy rates in SC / SECs, an increase in the disposable income, an increase in demand for long-term storage goods. The new retail operators are again interested in the Russian market.
The period was characterized by a modest growth in retail revenue and turnover, the contribution of the consumer sector to GDP growth was the highest in comparison with other sectors. Despite the recovery of the consumption sector, it is not currently in a sufficiently strong position so as to drive the Russian economy forward.