SHOPPING


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SHOPPING

Supermarkets in the greater Attica region will be closing earlier on Tuesday to give employees a chance to get home safely in heavy snow that has caused problems on roads and stalled public transportation in many parts of the Greek capital.


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WHAT'S ON

The Museum of Cycladic Art (cycladic.gr) has created a wonderful selection of gift items for its online store this holiday season, including good-luck pendants, ornaments, design utensils, jewelry, tasteful souvenirs and also high-quality art books.

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WHAT'S ON

Just because it’s the holiday of tinsel and bright lights, the décor doesn’t have to be all tacky. Check out the online gift shop of the Goulandris Museum for a selection of tasteful ornaments.

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WHAT'S ON

Get a head start on your holiday gift shopping and avoid the crowds – if the stores do open after all – with a visit to the website of the City of Athens’ Industrial Gas Museum. 


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IMAGES

Huge traffic jams were the norm in Attica Friday as people opted for last-minute shopping before the lockdown went into effect this morning. Traffic at the capital’s exit points was particularly high. [AP]

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ECONOMY

The summer sales started across Greece on Monday and are set to run until the end of August. This Sunday, July 19, shops in all parts of the country are allowed to open for business.

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ECONOMY

Deputy Development Minister Nikos Papathanasis on Thursday announced plans to relieve congestion at farmers markets across the country – a mainstay for most Greek households – by breaking them up into smaller parts. 



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ECONOMY

Supermarkets will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays under new emergency legislation that will go into force on Thursday as part of the government’s bid to ease the challenges arising from measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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WHAT'S ON

The City of Athens’ Technopolis multispace in the downtown neighborhood of Gazi launches its latest edition of the Vinyl Market in the buildings of the former gasworks plant this weekend.


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ECONOMY

The Association of Retail Enterprises of Greece (SELPE) confirmed on Tuesday that the winter sales will begin on Monday, January 13, and last up to Saturday, February 29 across the country. 

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NEWS

Consumers have Monday and Tuesday to shop for their holiday meals and gifts, but also to stock up for the week as retail businesses in Greece will be closed on Thursday as well as on New Year’s.

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ECONOMY

The Athens Traders Association announced on Thursday that stores will remain open until 9 p.m. on weekdays and until 4 p.m. on Saturdays as of December 12, and then until 6 p.m. as of December 16, when Christmas opening hours come into force.