• Alcohol Cheap, Electronics Expensive In Hungary

    Alcohol Cheap, Electronics Expensive In Hungary

    • 24 Jun 2018 10:36 AM

    Hungary is among the cheapest countries in the EU when comparing price levels for food, beverages and tobacco, reveals a study by Eurostat, the statistics office of the EU. Prices vary considerably across the EU Member States.

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  • Jana Water Withdrawn From Shelves

    Jana Water Withdrawn From Shelves

    • 20 Jun 2018 9:17 AM

    Food safety authority Nébih yesterday ordered a recall of Jana brand strawberry and guava flavoured mineral water with a sell-by date of February 22-24, 2019, after finding samples tainted.

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  • Big Chains Continue To Dominate Hungaryʼs FMCG Market

    Big Chains Continue To Dominate Hungaryʼs FMCG Market

    • 14 Jun 2018 6:41 AM

    According to publicly available figures, small FMCG stores have no chance of competing with multinational chains, which are much better positioned in terms of supply and logistics. Tesco is currently the biggest player on the market, while discount chains continue to increase their share.

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  • Beer Sales Continue To Grow In Hungary

    Beer Sales Continue To Grow In Hungary

    • 14 Jun 2018 6:37 AM

    The Hungarian beer market is advancing in terms of both quantity and quality, with annual consumption of some 63-64 liters per head, according to a report by business daily Világgazdaság. Meanwhile, brewersʼ groups are urging a reduction in VAT on draft beer.

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  • Drugstore Chains Booming In Hungary

    Drugstore Chains Booming In Hungary

    • 12 Jun 2018 9:12 AM

    On average every third Hungarian is buying a face care product at Drogerie Markt (DM) and every fourth a body care product at the same chain. Moreover, the company sees further room for growth, business daily Világgazdaság reports.

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  • Retail Sales Increase 4.3% In April

    Retail Sales Increase 4.3% In April

    • 7 Jun 2018 7:28 AM

    Retail sales in Hungary rose 4.3% year-on-year in April, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data on Tuesday. Growth slowed from 8.7% in the previous month, when spending rose in the run-up to the Easter holiday.

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