Date: 05.04.2018.

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Maxima Grupe cleared to purchase Poland's Stokrotka

Maxima Grupe cleared to purchase Poland's Stokrotka

05.04.2018

Lithuania's largest retail chain Maxima Grupe has been given a green light from the Polish Competition Council to purchase Poland's Emperia Holding, the operator of Stokrotka retail chain, which will become the group's second chain in Poland, reports LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Lithuania, Markets and Companies, Mergers and take-overs, Retail



Latvian president's salary slightly down in 2017

Latvian president's salary slightly down in 2017

05.04.2018

The amount that Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis received in salary in 2017 has decreased by EUR 2,170 compared to 2016 but his non-cash savings increased by nearly EUR 10,000 last year, writes LETA, according to his income declaration that Latvian state officials are required to submit annually.

SES reaches 351 mln TV homes worldwide

SES reaches 351 mln TV homes worldwide

05.04.2018

The number of video households served by SES has continued to increase, reaching 351 million TV homes in 2017 according to SES’s annual market research, Satellite Monitor. This substantial technical reach compared with 325 million households in 2016 means that SES is now delivering video content to more than 1 billion global viewers.


Lithuanian president: Ashes in the Snow movie to help world understand Baltics

Lithuanian president: Ashes in the Snow movie to help world understand Baltics

05.04.2018

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite attended a presentation of the movie Ashes in the Snow at the Capitol Building on Wednesday as part of her visit in the United States, informs LETA/BNS.

In EU the volume of retail trade edged up by 0.2% in February

In EU the volume of retail trade edged up by 0.2% in February

05.04.2018

The annual growth of retail trade in Lithuania was faster in February than the European Union (EU) average, Eurostat said on Thursday, cites LETA/BNS.


05.04.2018

Latvian tourist numbers in Parnu up by 1/5 in low season

A campaign to market Estonia's Parnu as a tourist destination in Latvia, commissioned by the Parnu city government, has resulted in a more than 20% increase in the number of Latvian tourists visiting the city during the low season, regional newspaper Parnu Postimees said, cites LETA/BNS.

05.04.2018

Estonian government okays bill tying retirement age to life expectancy from 2027

The Estonian government on Thursday gave its nod to a pension reform bill that would make the pension system more flexible from 2021, change the formula for calculating the size of pension and tie the retirement age to average life expectancy from 2027, informs LETA/BNS.

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