Supermarket chains at war

The “war” between supermarket chains is taking the form of a thinly veiled public confrontation over market shares.

Supermarket prices start to ease, at last

The prices of products in supermarkets in May 2024 have declined for the first time on an annual basis and are down by an average of -1.25% compared to May 2023, according to a survey conducted by the Research Institute of Retail Consumer Goods (IELKA) at large supermarket chains

Skrekas: Action needed on multinationals’ prices

The prime minister’s letter to the president of the European Commission, high supermarket prices and the government’s measures for market inspections and reining in profiteering were commented on by Development Minister Kostas Skrekas, speaking to ERT News on Wednesday.

Helping businesses serve the blind

“We often find ourselves entering a store and waiting awkwardly at the entrance for an extended period because no one approaches or addresses us to explain, for instance, that they will serve us shortly.

Skertsos confirms PM’s letter to EC on multinationals

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will attempt to set in motion a European Union response to pricing policies that are driving prices in Greece higher than in richer EU countries, Minister of State Akis Skertsos confirmed in a social media post on Friday.

POS commissions for ‘small retail’ to be halved

The commission charged for “small retail” transactions via POS terminals is to be halved by an amendment that the National Economy and Finance Ministry has added to the draft bill titled “Merger of primary level jurisdiction, spatial reorganization of the courts of civil and criminal justice and other measures of the Justice Ministry.”

Online product price comparison tool

The electronic platform of the Ministry of Development e-katanalotis ( is finally turning into a useful tool.

Experts call for more food waste awareness

At least a billion portions of food are thrown out every day across the globe, with the annual cost of food waste coming to around a trillion dollars, just as 783 million people face hunger and starvation every year, of whom 150 million are children, the United Nations has said in […]

PPC completes Kotsovolos takeover

Public Power Corporation (PPC) on Wednesday announced the completion of the acquisition of the Kotsovolos chain of electrical and electronic goods from Currys Plc through which it will significantly accelerate its transformation into an integrated provider of products and services in the retail market.

Disappointing Q1 for retail

Retail commerce turnover in the first quarter of 2024 was disappointing, according to traders’ estimates.

Skrekas: Consumers can help in combating high prices

The government is redesigning the e-katanalotis platform so that the consumer knows the exact cost of the products they want to buy at supermarkets around their home and where they will find the cheapest prices, Development Minister Kostas Skrekas said on Thursday speaking to ANT1 TV.