ECONOMY

Supermarket chains talk opening hours again

The country?s two biggest supermarket chains are returning the issue of their sector?s opening hours to the negotiating table with the Development Ministry. The changes that Carrefour-Marinopoulos and AB Vassilopoulos are asking for concern different points and are related to their business plans.

The supermarket sector as a whole appears to be particularly interested in settling the issue of working hours through dissociating them from opening times for other stores.

Well-informed sources say that Vassilopoulos is mostly interested in extending the opening hours of its recently launched minimarkets, which operate under the name AB Shop