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Wednesday, 11.12.2013, 14:55
Maxima Latvija was the leading food and beverage retail company in Latvia last year, turning over LVL 450.37 million, according to the Latvian Business Report 2013 collated by Firmas.lv and Nozare.lv, informs LETA.
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The Tallinn city government approved on Wednesday a detailed development plan that gives owners of the Tallink shipping company a green light to build Estonia's largest shopping and entertainment centre in the Lasnamäe city district of the capital city Tallinn, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht writes.
Retail trade turnover in Latvia increased 3.4% in October 2013, compared to October 2012, the fourth steepest increase across the European Union, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat. Estonia was on the second place, informs LETA.
Maxima stores will inevitably lose customers in the wake of the Zolitude disaster, Ignas Staskevicius, shareholder in Vilniaus prekyba, the owner of the Maxima chain, told a press conference in Riga today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
In the wake of the Zolitude tragedy, Maxima Latvija will change the company's development strategy, Vilniaus prekyba shareholder Ignas Staskevicius said during a press conference today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2013 compared to October of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 7% at constant prices. In September the retail sales increased by 4% compared to the same month of the previous year, while in October the retail sales growth accelerated to some extent.
Maxima Latvija shareholders have appointed Jelena Kondrasova as the company's board chairwoman. Kondrasova has been working at the company since 2000, LETA was informed by Maxima Latvija representative Janis Beseris.