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Almost three million people in Croatia regularly visit shopping centers. According to recent research by GfK center. The majority of them are under 40, live in a major city, travel to their favorite shopping center once a month by car and, while there, indulge in a break with a cup of coffee, writes website net.hr.
The research also shows that Muller, Zara, Interspar, C&A, H&M, DM and New Yorker are the brands that attract customers in Croatia the most to shopping centers.
Asked which centre would they recomend to their friends, 80 per cent of people from Zagreb answered – Arena Centre. Croats mostly go to shopping centres to buy clothes (70 per cent), groceries (65 per cent) and shoes (60 per cent) and mostly pay in cash (90 percent).
According to 2011 data, Croatia is in the middle of the European scale when it comes to square metres of shopping centres per capita – 260 (which is similar to Spain or Italy). The average buying power of Croat's is 5000 EUR, while the average buying power in the EU is 12,000 EUR.
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