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Saturday, 28.02.2015, 21:17
HNIT-Baltic, Esri representative to the Baltic States, has been appointed as authorized reseller for Orbit GT Mobile Mapping software products, Orbit GT said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
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The Lithuanian Maxima Grupe consolidated turnover in 2014 reached EUR 2.583 billion without value added tax (VAT), which is 2.5% more than in 2013. The largest increase in turnover was recorded in Poland, while turnover in Latvia rose only 0.1%, the company's Director-General Neringa Janaviciute informed LETA.
In December 2014, compared with November 2014, the volume of retail trade increased by 2.7% in Latvia, which is the 14th best growth among the European Union member states for which data are available, according to latest information provided by Eurostat. The seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade rose by 0.3% in both the euro area and the European Union, writes LETA.
Statistics Lithuania has announced that trade turnover in Lithuania's markets totalled EUR 85.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 and, compared with the fourth quarter of 2013, it increased by 6.6% at constant prices, reports LETA/ELTA.
Finnish retail group Stockmann has signed a letter of intent concerning the sale of its clothing chain Seppala. The deal covers more than 100 Seppala outlets in Finland and Estonia, reports YLE/LETA.
The year's 2014 substantial growth in Lithuania's internet retailing pushed up the sales of non-store retailing in the country. As Lithuanians show ever-increasing trust in online retailing services, the country's sales grew significantly, reports LETA/ELTA.
Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared with 2013, retail trade turnover, according to calendar adjusted data, in 2014 increased by 3.6%. Retail trade in food products grew by 3.6%, whereas retail trade of non-food products – by 3.7%.