Venelin Boshnakov
University of National and World Economy; address: UNWE, Studentsky Grad, 1700 Sofia, Bulgaria
2nd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2018 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 22, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-11-0


The paper suggests selected empirical results from a correlation analysis of the retail trade dynamics and consumer expectations in Bulgaria for the period 2001-2017. Covariation patterns are evaluated between the quarterly rates of changes in retail trade volume and several survey-based indicators of Bulgarian consumers’ behaviour. New insights about possible effects of consumers’ attitudes and intentions are suggested concerning the dynamics of the retail trade during this period.

Key words

retail trade dynamics, consumer expectations, Bulgaria

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