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Theme: Bussines Tendencies


Business tendencies in retail trade, third quarter of 2019

21.10.2019


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in retail trade in the third quarter of 2019 is 0.1 percentage points higher compared to the previous one, and 0.5 percentage points higher compared to the same quarter of 2018.

The economic situation is slightly more favourable in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the second quarter of 2019 as well as more favourable compared to the same quarter of 2018. It is also expected to be more favourable for the next two quarters. The quantity of the current stocks slightly increased compared to the previous quarter.

The financial situation in the third quarter of 2019 is more favourable compared to the previous one of 2019.  The expectations for the orders for the next period are that they will increase and the number of employees is expected to increase as well.

The selling prices in the second quarter of 2019 have decreased compared to the previous quarter, and they are  also expected to decrease in the next three months.

The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the business situation of the business entities in the third quarter of 2019 were: shortage of competent staff with 22.4%, increased competition with 19.5 %, increased labour expenditures with 17.9% and low demand with 17.0%.






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