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How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

How Bulgaria’s internet slowed down

Network speed in the country was the fourth fastest in the world in 2009, yet now it ranks 53rd. Why?


Businesses in Bulgaria see 2021 slightly better than 2020 but worries remain

Businesses in Bulgaria see 2021 slightly better than 2020 but worries remain

Lack of liquidity remains the biggest problem for companies, according to the traditional BIA survey


The Week: The inevitable fifth wave, the surf-master Radev and the boom of online retail

The Week: The inevitable fifth wave, the surf-master Radev and the boom of online retail

K Insights 22/10: grocery stores flourish while clothes shops go under


The Week: A shipwreck of a state, record low interest rates and how to find friends in Bulgaria

The Week: A shipwreck of a state, record low interest rates and how to find friends in Bulgaria

COVID-19 mortality is still very high, a 30% rise in gas prices


Retail: a very good year 2020

Retail: a very good year 2020

The revenues of the 30 largest retailers are growing with the help of e-commerce.


The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records

The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records

Politicians play deaf and blind on stagnant vaccinations, but mourn demographic collapse, pensions, GDP go up - and so could concession fees


The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

To party or not to party, that is Kiril Petkov’s question, (some) Covid restrictions, after all, and even more expensive electricity


Bulgaria’s bright side

Bulgaria’s bright side

Three small business stories: children fashion, fruits and grain


The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

Also: New Parliament is up, as well as the new 12 bn. Leva Plan



The office market: Less rent, less construction

The office market: Less rent, less construction

Vacant office space in Sofia reached a five-year high of 13% in 2020


The golden passports of Bulgaria; the new lockdown and the elections; how to get a year of free rent

The golden passports of Bulgaria; the new lockdown and the elections; how to get a year of free rent

K Insights 19/03: the dirty campaign begins and what is cyberethics


The deals of 2020: Few and far between

The deals of 2020: Few and far between

The pandemic practically froze the M&A market. Buyers are still mostly local faces


Elections looming large, prosecutors denied and how Bulgaria remains at the end of the GDP tail in the EU

Elections looming large, prosecutors denied and how Bulgaria remains at the end of the GDP tail in the EU

K Insights 5/03: Controversial changes to the media law were postponed, Eurohold wants to raise 100 mln euro on the stock exchange


Bulgarian e-commerce market approaching 1 billion euro

Bulgarian e-commerce market approaching 1 billion euro

The sector is growing at a healthy pace, yet 2020 saw logistical bottlenecks



How the pandemic doubled the business of Ozone.bg

How the pandemic doubled the business of Ozone.bg

The online retailer opened a new logistics center worth 4 mln euro, plans to build a second one, and has a new company under its belt


How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

After an ineffective first lockdown, the government sleepwalked into the second pandemic wave - with deadly consequences


Expressions of a captured state

Expressions of a captured state

Three stories of how rules are applied unevenly in Bulgaria


Retail Chains: Tasty Growth of 10%

Retail Chains: Tasty Growth of 10%

All top 20 companies achieved a revenue growth' it is above average for nine of them