Ikea opens first store in Slovenia with low key, socially distanced launch

bne IntelliNews February 25, 2021

Swedish furniture giant adds fifth store in Southeast Europe region after pandemic forced delay.

Emerging Europe strong on women’s economic opportunities but dragged down by low pensions

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow February 24, 2021

Different retirement ages for men and women lead to lower pensions for women despite reforms in 2019-2020, says World Bank report.

Slovenia’s February consumer confidence index at the highest level since April 2020

bne IntelliNews. February 18, 2021

All four components of the consumer confidence indicator improved compared to January.

Resilient emerging Europe labour markets to bounce back post-crisis

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow February 17, 2021

Unemployment growth has been modest and a return to tight labour markets is expected as economies recover from the coronacrisis.

Slovenian startup DaiBau raises fresh funds from Henkel

bne IntelliNews February 17, 2021

DaiBau runs portals in several countries where investors can link up with building contractors.

Slovenia’s Jansa government survives no-confidence motion

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje February 15, 2021

Slovenian PM Janez Jansa’s illiberal policies and tightening grip on media set to continue unchecked until next election in 2022.

Ikea plans online first launch in Slovenia if pandemic prevents store opening

bne IntelliNews February 7, 2021

Plans to open the Swedish furniture giant's first store in Ljubljana in 2020 were delayed due to the pandemic.

Slovenia’s consumer prices continue to fall in January

bne IntelliNews February 5, 2021

Lower fuel and energy prices the main contributor to Slovenia's annual deflation.