Smartphone sales up 17 pct to EUR 106 mln in 2016
Smartphone sales in Estonia amounted to 106.1 million euros last year, which is 17 percent more than in 2015, it appears from a survey by the market research company GfK Retail & Technology.
A. Le Coq sells 20 mln liters of beer in Finland, emerges as 3rd biggest brand
The Estonian beverage house A. Le Coq sold 20 million liters of beer of the A. Le Coq brand on the Finnish market in the first eight months of this year, emerging as the third biggest beer brand in that country according to a study by Nielsen.
Estonia's new car sales drop 3 pct to 20,350 in 2015
Altogether 20,350 brand new cars were sold in Estonia during 2015, 3 percent less than in 2014, the association of Estonian car dealers and service companies AMTEL said in a press release.
Norma backs out from making safety belts
A producer of car safety devices, Norma has been making safety belts for over four decades beginning in 1973. Now, a best known industrial enterprise in Estonia, they have focused on details providing greater added value.
21.12.2015, Tõnis OjaPM
Valga buys booze from Valka
While Estonia debates toughening up its alcohol policy, Alko1000 - a chain owned by an Estonian - opened doors just across the border in Valka, Latvia. As early, as 8 am, the bottles are available at lot cheaper than in homeland.
30.11.2015, Taavi NiitteePM
Baltika suffers loss of million in half year
Once a flagship of Estonia's light industry, brand garment maker and seller Baltika was hit so hard in financial crisis at end of last decade that it still staggers to this day. As evidenced by first half year report revealed yesterday, loss amounted to €1.1m.
31.07.2015, Tõnis OjaPM
Estonian govt okays termination of Levira selloff
The Estonian government on Thursday endorsed a proposal of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications to cut short the process of selloff of the 51 percent of shares held by the government in the cloud, media and network service provider AS Levira.
Bigger bang for same buck
Year in, year out, sales and prices of fireworks have stayed rather flat in Estonia. But thanks to new EU requirements, this year offers a show more striking for the same money.
31.12.2014, Stinne LooPM
«Nigerian scam» strikes car biz in Estonia
Estonia has contracted a modern version of Nigerian scam – a middle aged man paid €2,000 for a car that to this day fails to materialise.
19.12.2014, Risto BerendsonPM
Consumption of domestic pork increases due to Russia's import ban
As a result of Russia's import ban on food products the share of domestic pork sales has increased drastically in Estonia's stores because the number of such consumers who consciously buy domestic meat products has increased, the regional newspaper Virumaa Teataja reports.
Beer market upheld by tourists
Estonia’s beer market has stayed stable ever since the pre-boom times. This, however, is only thanks to tourists who haul ale home in increasing quantities and drink more while here.
17.07.2014, Tõnis OjaPM
Sales of Estonian garment co Baltika dip 1 pct y-o-y in August
Consolidated sales revenue of the listed Estonian garment company Baltika totaled 4.7 million euros in August, down by 1 percent compared to the same month of the previous year.
The growth in retail sales accelerated to some extent in May
According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2013 compared to May of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 7% at constant prices. In April the retail sales increased 5% compared to the same month of the previous year, while in May the retail sales growth accelerated to some extent.