SHOPPING

Crackdown on ghost e-shops
ONLINE COMMERCE

There is no end to some online stores’ efforts to defraud consumers, luring them with branded products at very low prices and accumulating large orders without ever fulfilling them.


Summer sales kick off, running through August 31
ECONOMY

The summer sales season officially commenced this Monday and will extend through Saturday, August 31. According to current legislation, stores have the option to open on Sunday, July 14, with operating hours set from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Summer sales begin in July
ECONOMY

This year’s summer sales will begin on Monday, July 8 and go on until August 31. Next Sunday, July 14, as on the first Sunday of every sales window, shops will be able to stay open.


Easter goods in affordable prices
ECONOMY

The Easter Basket of more affordable goods for the traditional Orthodox Easter feast has come into effect until May 4, the same day on which the Lenten Basket for lower-priced lenten foods comes to an end.


Supermarket prices up 2.75% in February
NEWS

Supermarket prices increased by 2.75% in February, down from 3% in the previous month, according to a report of prices in major retail chains by the Consumer Goods Retail Research Institute (IELKA).



Targeting card commissions
BANKING

Economy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis intends to raise the issue of fees for the use of credit or debit cards.

Skrekas declares reduced goods prices as ‘permanent’
ECONOMY

Speaking on the government’s decision to reduce inflated prices on certain supermarket goods on Friday, Development Minister Kostas Skrekas said that the measure will be permanent and that it tackles a decades-long malaise.