SHOPPING

Shops to open Sunday
ECONOMY

Shops will open at 11 a.m. Sunday and will close at 6 p.m. for most retailers; supermarkets and other chain stores will close at 8 p.m.


Meet Market | Athens | April 16 & 17
WHAT'S ON

The spring edition of the Meet Market brings together 125 Greek brands that produce clothing, accessories, jewelry, objets d’art, funky design items and artisanal foodstuffs at the City of Athens’ Technopolis cultural complex. There will also be an Easter egg hunt for the kids and cocktails for the grownups, along with a globe-trotting selection of […]

Polish fashion retailer LPP to enter Greek market
ECONOMY

Poland’s biggest fashion retailer, LPP, said on Monday it would strengthen its presence in the European Union, including Greece, shifting focus after suspending its business in Ukraine and closing stores in Russia.

Popularity of e-shopping going strong
ECONOMY

Online shopping continued to rise in Greece last year, with Eurostat data showing that 69% of internet users in this country performed at least one electronic purchase in the course of 2021, up from 59% in 2020, i.e. the first year of the pandemic.


Vinyl Market | Athens | February 4-6
WHAT'S ON

The popular Vinyl Market music sale is back at the Technopolis cultural complex this weekend, featuring new and older releases covering a range of genres.

E-shop fined €70,000 for not delivering goods
NEWS

An e-shop that accepted orders from customers but did not deliver the goods they ordered has been fined €70,000, the General Directorate of Consumer Protection announced on Wednesday.


Over 16 firms under investigation for face-mask price gouging
NEWS

Market inspectors are examining more than 16 online and brick-and-mortar stores for alleged price gouging in KN95 and FFP2 and protective masks, after the government announced that the use of enhanced protection masks was mandatory last week.

Last minute shopping as public events canceled
IMAGES

Street artists perform on Ermou Street, Athens’ main shopping area, on Friday. Christmas concerts and other events have been canceled in Greece as part of new restrictions that include a mask mandate for outdoors and all public areas.



Stores adjust hours for Christmas
SHOPPING

Retail stores are allowed to open this Sunday, as well as next Sunday, December 19, as the Christmas shopping period formally starts across Greece.

St Paul’s Bazaar | Athens | December 5
WHAT'S ON

The annual Christmas bazaar of St Paul’s Anglican Church is back, and will be taking place in the foyer of the War Museum in Athens on Sunday, December 5.


Meet Market | Athens | October 16 & 17
WHAT'S ON

Emerging and established designers working solo, in cooperatives or firms, come together to show their talents and sell their wares at the Meet Market.