Labaš (Miroslav Labaš), which has 770 Fresh stores in Eastern Slovakia, is expanding to Bratislava. It has acquired 4,000 sqm land on Bratislava’s Bajkalská street, right next to the Obi store. It plans to build its own store there, together with offices and apartments. It is seeking other locations for additional stores. Last year, Labaš improved its net profit 3% to €3.3m and its sales rose 6% to €242.9m.