Summer retail sales to begin on July 14, run through August 30

Summer sales at retail stores are to begin on July 14 and run until August 30, it was announced on Monday.

Shops will remain open on Sunday, July 10 from 11 a.m. to 8 pm.

Greek retail sales by volume rose 7.3 percent in April compared to the same month last year, marking the strongest rise in more than two years.

Hit by the country’s deep recession and record unemployment, retail sales declined by about 40 percent in 2009-2013.