The shops of the Polish LPP group – Cropp, House, SinSay – will open in the Kharkiv-based Planeta Mall, the Ukrainian Trade Guild (UTG), acting as the exclusive broker of the project, has told Interfax-Ukraine.
Each brand will be presented in a mono-brand store format. The SinSay area will be 1,311 square meters, House – 762 square meters, Cropp – 712 square meters. All LPP brands will be opened in an updated format, with spacious sales areas and an improved product display, UTG said.
The SineSay brand is aimed at a young audience, offering both casual clothes and original party outfits.
The House range includes stylish clothing, comfortable shoes and practical accessories for men and women.
Cropp is streetwear from a Polish manufacturer. When creating clothes of this brand, designers are inspired by modern pop and hip-hop culture.
The total area of Planeta Mall is 110,000 square meters, of which lettable area is 70,000 square meters.
The Planeta Mall will house more than 120 stores, 15 restaurants and anchor tenants: the Silpo grocery supermarket on 4,000 square meters, the JYSK department store for home goods on 1,400 square meters, the children’s entertainment center Smile Park on 3,000 square meters, seven-screen cinema Wizoria, more than 10 international clothing and footwear department stores. The largest assortment of electronics operators among all Kharkiv shopping and entertainment centers will also be presented: Comfy (1,000 square meters), Foxtrot (1,000 square meters), and Eldorado (840 square meters).
A parking lot for 1,000 cars will be located next to the facility. The opening is scheduled for March 2022.
In 2021, Polish company PCC Intermodal S.A. plans to increase the number of container train connections between Poland and Ukraine from one to three per week, according to the company’s website on the occasion of the first anniversary of the service, which connects several cities in Poland with the Ukrainian station of Mostiska.
“We did the first tests and tried to launch regular services to Ukraine already in 2011. The economical and political situation in Ukraine has stopped this project, until last year. In the spring of 2020, we successfully returned with the project. In the spring time 2020 we have successfully came back with the Ukrainian project! The customers being satisfied while having easy access to the alternative logistics solution, using rail connections, keep us developing the intermodal services to Ukraine. We have already booked the new platforms for this connection and are happy to welcome everyone on board of our regular trains,” the company’s press service said.
Curently, the company offers regular intermodal connections, once a week to/from Mostyska in relation with: to Gdańsk, Gdynia, Central Poland, Upper Silesia, Lower Silesia, Berlin, Hamburg, Duisburg, Rotterdam and Antwerp.
The most common goods transported to/from Ukraine at the moment are: chemical products, polymers, fertillizers, ferroalloys.
The interdepartmental commission organizing and implementing the product sharing agreements (PSA) has received a bid from Poland’s Unimot seeking to participate in a tender to develop the Ivanivske field (Kharkiv region) under PSA, Executive Director of the Association of Gas Producers Roman Opimakh has said on his Facebook page.
“Today [on June 6], the 14th company was registered, which submitted an application for participation in the tender for entering into a PSA for the Ivanivske field. It became the third candidate for this lot, which gives the right to explore and produce fossil fuel in Kharkiv region. This is the Polish concern Unimot selling automotive fuels and such commodities as gas and electricity,” he wrote.
Opimakh said that the procedure of the tender allows the acceptance of applications for participation sent by mail subject to the availability of a mail stamp confirming the sending of the main meeting the deadline – May 28.
He also said that at present, the company has no experience in exploration and production, however, Opimakh said that joint development with some specialized company is not ruled out.
Unimot S.A is an energy company which activities include the import and sale of petroleum products, liquefied natural gas and electricity.
Previously, the company has repeatedly reported about entering the Ukrainian fuel market with the AVIA network of gas stations.