Shopping: Here’s how the pandemic has hit German spending habits
Germany

Shopping: Here’s how the pandemic has hit German spending habits

Consumers in Germany have been spending a lot less during the pandemic, new research has confirmed - with clothing shops hit particularly hard.

Meat, cheese or booze: What do the Swiss spend the most money on?
Switzerland

Meat, cheese or booze: What do the Swiss spend the most money on?

Why now is a good time to buy a car in Switzerland
Switzerland

Why now is a good time to buy a car in Switzerland

Economic outlook darkens for 2010
Germany

Economic outlook darkens for 2010

High court deems Berlin shop hours unconstitutional
Germany

High court deems Berlin shop hours unconstitutional

Utilities hiking power prices
Germany

Utilities hiking power prices

Here’s how Danish spending has fallen since coronavirus hit
Denmark

Here’s how Danish spending has fallen since coronavirus hit

Norway consumer rights group accuses Tinder, Grindr of illegally sharing data
Norway

Norway consumer rights group accuses Tinder, Grindr of illegally sharing data

Postage costs set to spike in Germany
Germany

Postage costs set to spike in Germany

Luxury car maker Porsche fined €535 million over diesel cheating scandal
Germany

Luxury car maker Porsche fined €535 million over diesel cheating scandal

Top German court backs VW drivers in ‘dieselgate’ opinion
Germany

Top German court backs VW drivers in ‘dieselgate’ opinion

372,000 German drivers join legal action against Volkswagen
Germany

372,000 German drivers join legal action against Volkswagen

Volkswagen says next generation of combustion engine cars to be its last
Germany

Volkswagen says next generation of combustion engine cars to be its last

‘They have played us for fools’: Germans to vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit
Germany

‘They have played us for fools’: Germans to vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit

France crowns its favourite store (but have you heard of it?)
France

France crowns its favourite store (but have you heard of it?)

Germany wastes 1.7 million tons of bread a year
Germany

Germany wastes 1.7 million tons of bread a year

Watchdog warns French consumers about the dangers of their beloved yoghurt
France

Watchdog warns French consumers about the dangers of their beloved yoghurt

After the ‘Nutella riots’ French supermarkets see ‘violent’ nappy rush
France

After the ‘Nutella riots’ French supermarkets see ‘violent’ nappy rush

David vs Goliath: The tiny French consumer group taking on Apple
France

David vs Goliath: The tiny French consumer group taking on Apple

German consumers to start new year in high spirits
Germany

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

Tea bags sold in France found to contain ‘up to 17 types of pesticides’
France

Tea bags sold in France found to contain ‘up to 17 types of pesticides’

Visitors to France be aware…don’t believe the (online) hype
France

Visitors to France be aware…don’t believe the (online) hype

Why are the French feeling more optimistic than they have in a decade?
France

Why are the French feeling more optimistic than they have in a decade?

French warned to avoid more than 1,000 ‘worrying’ high street cosmetic products
France

French warned to avoid more than 1,000 ‘worrying’ high street cosmetic products

French optimistic about future as consumer confidence hits 10-year high
France

French optimistic about future as consumer confidence hits 10-year high

French told to avoid 107 supermarket foods
France

French told to avoid 107 supermarket foods

French women warned about ‘toxic tampons’
France

French women warned about ‘toxic tampons’

Huge crowds and long queues as Madrid shoppers go Primark crazy
Spain

Huge crowds and long queues as Madrid shoppers go Primark crazy

French consumer morale the highest in five years
France

French consumer morale the highest in five years

Germans report most harmful products in EU
Germany

Germans report most harmful products in EU

Italians more confident about the future
Italy

Italians more confident about the future

Consumer confidence highest since 2001
Germany

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

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Germany

Just where do Germans spend their money?

Power price drop isn’t all good news
Germany

Power price drop isn’t all good news

Consumer confidence back to pre-crisis levels
Denmark

Consumer confidence back to pre-crisis levels

Shock winner: Spain’s best wrinkle cream
Spain

Shock winner: Spain’s best wrinkle cream

Mild winter benefits energy consumers
Germany

Mild winter benefits energy consumers

Italy’s retail sales suffer worst ever fall
Italy

Italy’s retail sales suffer worst ever fall

France mulls scented candles and incense ban
France

France mulls scented candles and incense ban

The end of the discount supermarket?
Germany

The end of the discount supermarket?

Aldi attracts ever more British shoppers
Germany

Aldi attracts ever more British shoppers

French group lists 100 ‘toxic’ shopping items
France

French group lists 100 ‘toxic’ shopping items

Kids stash record pocket money cash
Germany

Kids stash record pocket money cash

Lidl gets stick for running out of stickers
Germany

Lidl gets stick for running out of stickers

One third of customers face discrimination
Germany

One third of customers face discrimination

German consumers keep recession at bay
Germany

German consumers keep recession at bay

Netto pioneers mobile phone payments
Germany

Netto pioneers mobile phone payments

BMW recalls 22,000 cars over airbag fault
Germany

BMW recalls 22,000 cars over airbag fault

Watchdog: 500 products cost more for less
Germany

Watchdog: 500 products cost more for less

Consumers irked by goods built to break
Germany

Consumers irked by goods built to break

Cheap toothpaste ‘as good as brand-name’
Germany

Cheap toothpaste ‘as good as brand-name’

Two German firms in top ten of ‘design thieves’
Germany

Two German firms in top ten of ‘design thieves’

Bank rules will shield consumers from risk
Germany

Bank rules will shield consumers from risk

Germany aims to protect consumer bank deposits
Germany

Germany aims to protect consumer bank deposits

Consumer confidence edges up slightly
Germany

Consumer confidence edges up slightly

Men take on more household shopping
Germany

Men take on more household shopping

Wary consumers still splash cash at Christmas
Germany

Wary consumers still splash cash at Christmas

Consumer confidence hits five-year high
Germany

Consumer confidence hits five-year high

Consumer watchdog shows overdraft rip off
Germany

Consumer watchdog shows overdraft rip off

Norovirus kids get book tokens in recompense
Germany

Norovirus kids get book tokens in recompense

Wage worries feed German consumer jitters
Germany

Wage worries feed German consumer jitters

Life costs less in Germany than next door
Germany

Life costs less in Germany than next door

Consumers to pay for energy guzzler cuts
Germany

Consumers to pay for energy guzzler cuts

Phishing victims’ losses are own fault – court
Germany

Phishing victims’ losses are own fault – court

Consumer confidence hits year high
Germany

Consumer confidence hits year high

Hundreds of thousands have no electricity
Germany

Hundreds of thousands have no electricity

Scared Germans ‘wasting money on insurance’
Germany

Scared Germans ‘wasting money on insurance’

Economic ‘good tidings’ brighten eurozone gloom
Germany

Economic ‘good tidings’ brighten eurozone gloom

Consumers to lose out to energy-guzzlers
Germany

Consumers to lose out to energy-guzzlers

Consumers shrugging off debt crisis
Germany

Consumers shrugging off debt crisis

Vodka laced with methanol sold by mistake
Germany

Vodka laced with methanol sold by mistake

Consumers bolster solid Q3 growth
Germany

Consumers bolster solid Q3 growth

Customers wasting billions on electricity
Germany

Customers wasting billions on electricity

Consumer confidence hits year’s low
Germany

Consumer confidence hits year’s low

Finding happiness without money
Germany

Finding happiness without money

Many public taps fail water quality test
Germany

Many public taps fail water quality test

Retail sales surge
Germany

Retail sales surge

Greens call for action on ‘toxic’ dildos
Germany

Greens call for action on ‘toxic’ dildos

Six French children hospitalized with E. Coli after eating hamburgers
Germany

Six French children hospitalized with E. Coli after eating hamburgers

Minister plans to keep petrol prices down under
Germany

Minister plans to keep petrol prices down under

Big petrol firms inflating prices, watchdog says
Germany

Big petrol firms inflating prices, watchdog says

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence
Germany

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

One third of Deutsche Bahn trains found late
Germany

One third of Deutsche Bahn trains found late

Cigarettes price rise set to leave smokers fuming
Germany

Cigarettes price rise set to leave smokers fuming

Inflation, global unrest upsetting consumers
Germany

Inflation, global unrest upsetting consumers

Banks lower ATM fees
Germany

Banks lower ATM fees

Gadgets galore wow CeBIT crowds
Germany

Gadgets galore wow CeBIT crowds

Cabinet to back ban for phone ‘on hold’ fees
Germany

Cabinet to back ban for phone ‘on hold’ fees

Window shopping with a wave of the hand
Germany

Window shopping with a wave of the hand

Airlines suggest €50 charge for claims mediation
Germany

Airlines suggest €50 charge for claims mediation

Consumers fearful of rising energy costs
Germany

Consumers fearful of rising energy costs

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent
Germany

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent

Brüderle wants discount petrol from Aldi and Lidl
Germany

Brüderle wants discount petrol from Aldi and Lidl

Banks to display extra ATM fees
Germany

Banks to display extra ATM fees

Retailers expect booming Christmas trade
Germany

Retailers expect booming Christmas trade

Banks to face undercover investment probes
Germany

Banks to face undercover investment probes

Christmas tree prices remain stable
Germany

Christmas tree prices remain stable

Germans set to spend more on holiday shopping this year
Germany

Germans set to spend more on holiday shopping this year

Most children’s toys unsafe, consumer watchdog reveals
Germany

Most children’s toys unsafe, consumer watchdog reveals

Google Street View opt-out deadline is nigh
Germany

Google Street View opt-out deadline is nigh

Green energy surcharges to spike next year
Germany

Green energy surcharges to spike next year

Long-haul Deutsche Bahn fares won’t rise in 2011
Germany

Long-haul Deutsche Bahn fares won’t rise in 2011

Train prices shouldn’t increase due to failing quality, experts say
Germany

Train prices shouldn’t increase due to failing quality, experts say

Merkel predicts more jobs as consumer zeal signals recovery
Germany

Merkel predicts more jobs as consumer zeal signals recovery

Consumers in west still ignore eastern German brands
Germany

Consumers in west still ignore eastern German brands

Deutsche Bank reportedly to unveil €9-billion rights issue
Germany

Deutsche Bank reportedly to unveil €9-billion rights issue

Deutsche Bahn pays €2.7 million to victims of ICE horror heat
Germany

Deutsche Bahn pays €2.7 million to victims of ICE horror heat

Drugstore Schlecker customer information exposed on web
Germany

Drugstore Schlecker customer information exposed on web

Booming growth boosts consumer confidence
Germany

Booming growth boosts consumer confidence

Banks threatened with withdrawal fee caps
Germany

Banks threatened with withdrawal fee caps

Banks at odds over max ATM fees
Germany

Banks at odds over max ATM fees

Watchdog says ‘lifetime’ Opel guarantee is a lie
Germany

Watchdog says ‘lifetime’ Opel guarantee is a lie

Politicians plan Google Street View privacy law
Germany

Politicians plan Google Street View privacy law

Greens: Consumers paying €1 billion too much for power
Germany

Greens: Consumers paying €1 billion too much for power

Consumers join businesses in party mood
Germany

Consumers join businesses in party mood

Consumer watchdog pans banks for investment advice
Germany

Consumer watchdog pans banks for investment advice

Banks’ €5 ATM fee cap rejected
Germany

Banks’ €5 ATM fee cap rejected

Stealth costs lurking behind ‘free’ bank services
Germany

Stealth costs lurking behind ‘free’ bank services

Most Germans undaunted by economic crisis
Germany

Most Germans undaunted by economic crisis

Justice minister moots tougher telemarketing law
Germany

Justice minister moots tougher telemarketing law

Porsche rakes in cash and US consumer awards
Germany

Porsche rakes in cash and US consumer awards

Heating bill refunds likely for millions of renters
Germany

Heating bill refunds likely for millions of renters

Sweden’s SEB mulling sale of German bank unit
Germany

Sweden’s SEB mulling sale of German bank unit

Bavarian beer prices stable as beer garden season begins
Germany

Bavarian beer prices stable as beer garden season begins

Customers unable to file taxes amid bank delays
Germany

Customers unable to file taxes amid bank delays

Consumer sentiment steadies after five-month plunge
Germany

Consumer sentiment steadies after five-month plunge

Court rules linking gas to oil prices illegal
Germany

Court rules linking gas to oil prices illegal

Soaring ATM fees targeted by parliament
Germany

Soaring ATM fees targeted by parliament

Electricity prices to rise for every fifth household
Germany

Electricity prices to rise for every fifth household

Vattenfall sells German power grid to Australian fund
Germany

Vattenfall sells German power grid to Australian fund

Banks hike cash machine fees
Germany

Banks hike cash machine fees

Products from former East Germany dazzle in quality test
Germany

Products from former East Germany dazzle in quality test

Poisonous find in salad ruining German rocket farmers
Germany

Poisonous find in salad ruining German rocket farmers

Officials order checks on rocket salad after poison plant find
Germany

Officials order checks on rocket salad after poison plant find

Poisonous plant found in Plus market salad
Germany

Poisonous plant found in Plus market salad

Bad economy takes toll on children’s pocket money
Germany

Bad economy takes toll on children’s pocket money

Shoppers spending cash despite recession
Germany

Shoppers spending cash despite recession

Consumer group slams Air Berlin for add-on fees
Germany

Consumer group slams Air Berlin for add-on fees

Survey shows consumer confidence edging higher
Germany

Survey shows consumer confidence edging higher

Germans squeezed by rising levels of debt
Germany

Germans squeezed by rising levels of debt

Retail sales up in April
Germany

Retail sales up in April

Survey says German consumers aren’t that green
Germany

Survey says German consumers aren’t that green

Recession sparks German angst
Germany

Recession sparks German angst

Energy firms accused of price gouging
Germany

Energy firms accused of price gouging

Telecommunication prices down 3.3 percent
Germany

Telecommunication prices down 3.3 percent

Germans would buy furniture with consumer vouchers
Germany

Germans would buy furniture with consumer vouchers

Plastic surgeons get ‘Breast TÜV’ for quality control
Germany

Plastic surgeons get ‘Breast TÜV’ for quality control

Customers fed up with lousy German internet providers
Germany

Customers fed up with lousy German internet providers

Germans still shopping despite financial crisis
Germany

Germans still shopping despite financial crisis

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Germany

German consumer confidence hits five-year low

German consumer confidence jumps
Germany

German consumer confidence jumps

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Germany

German inflation spikes to 3.1 percent in March

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Germany

German consumer confidence picks up

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Sweden

Push-chair recalled after several accidents

Confidence in Sweden’s economy plummets
Sweden

Confidence in Sweden’s economy plummets

Swedish grocers revel in Ramadan profits boost
Sweden

Swedish grocers revel in Ramadan profits boost

Record rains dampened Swedish electricity cost
Sweden

Record rains dampened Swedish electricity cost

Imports soar along with Norwegians’ berry love
Norway

Imports soar along with Norwegians’ berry love

France set for sharp rise in electricity prices
France

France set for sharp rise in electricity prices

French plan to root out fake online consumer reviews
France

French plan to root out fake online consumer reviews

France adjusts consumer prices and benefits
France

France adjusts consumer prices and benefits

Stricken French retailers start summer sales early
France

Stricken French retailers start summer sales early

France mulls US-style ‘class action’ law suits
France

France mulls US-style ‘class action’ law suits

France set to open floodgates to cheap fags
France

France set to open floodgates to cheap fags

Electricity bills in France set to rocket
France

Electricity bills in France set to rocket

Air France’s Hop! to rival easyJet and Ryanair
France

Air France’s Hop! to rival easyJet and Ryanair

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Switzerland

Swiss increasingly shopping over the border

Drought causes potato prices to rise by more than half – and they have more flaws
Germany

Drought causes potato prices to rise by more than half – and they have more flaws

German airport WiFi charges are ‘thievery’
Germany

German airport WiFi charges are ‘thievery’

Green energy costs to spark bill rise
Germany

Green energy costs to spark bill rise

Peppers lead eye- watering food price rises
Germany

Peppers lead eye- watering food price rises

‘Made in Germany’ tag threatened by EU
Germany

‘Made in Germany’ tag threatened by EU

Watchdog reveals jarred pesto’s hidden horrors
Germany

Watchdog reveals jarred pesto’s hidden horrors

Consumer group: ban all ‘energy shots’
Germany

Consumer group: ban all ‘energy shots’

German booze cheapest in Western Europe
Germany

German booze cheapest in Western Europe

Bitter bakers scoff at half-baked bread idea
Germany

Bitter bakers scoff at half-baked bread idea

German chains ‘ignore Turkish shoppers’
Germany

German chains ‘ignore Turkish shoppers’

Many ready-to-eat salads ‘riddled with fungi’
Germany

Many ready-to-eat salads ‘riddled with fungi’

Potato price-fixing costs consumers millions
Germany

Potato price-fixing costs consumers millions

Horse meat scandal traced to Poland
Germany

Horse meat scandal traced to Poland

Aigner warns horse meat scandal may grow
Germany

Aigner warns horse meat scandal may grow

Tonnes of horse meat shipped to Germany
Germany

Tonnes of horse meat shipped to Germany

Supermarkets find horse meat in lasagne
Germany

Supermarkets find horse meat in lasagne

Horse meat scandal spreads to Germany
Germany

Horse meat scandal spreads to Germany

Kaiser’s pulls frozen lasagnes for testing
Germany

Kaiser’s pulls frozen lasagnes for testing

‘Slap carbon tax on meat to reduce emissions’
Sweden

‘Slap carbon tax on meat to reduce emissions’

Brooklyn to run new Swedish ‘Beer El Dorado’
Sweden

Brooklyn to run new Swedish ‘Beer El Dorado’

Fewer overweight children in Germany
Germany

Fewer overweight children in Germany

Rogue metal sparks mass pizza recall
Germany

Rogue metal sparks mass pizza recall

Food in Sweden third most expensive in EU
Sweden

Food in Sweden third most expensive in EU

Cardboard boxes prompt food contamination fears
Germany

Cardboard boxes prompt food contamination fears

Firms ‘tweak formulas temporarily for ratings’
Germany

Firms ‘tweak formulas temporarily for ratings’

Germs found in organic supermarket greens
Germany

Germs found in organic supermarket greens

Aldi recalls salmon salad after salmonella scare
Germany

Aldi recalls salmon salad after salmonella scare

Watchdog slams McDonald’s book scheme
Germany

Watchdog slams McDonald’s book scheme

Tap water ‘better than bottled brands’
Germany

Tap water ‘better than bottled brands’

Sugary kids’ drink gets misleading ad award
Germany

Sugary kids’ drink gets misleading ad award

Study: same package, same price, less food
Germany

Study: same package, same price, less food

Court says no to misleading Nutella labels
Germany

Court says no to misleading Nutella labels

Consumer food ingredient website crashes on launch
Germany

Consumer food ingredient website crashes on launch

Food prices on the rise as inflation tops two percent
Germany

Food prices on the rise as inflation tops two percent

Japanese food import checks tightened
Germany

Japanese food import checks tightened

Dumpster diving for dinner and a better world
Germany

Dumpster diving for dinner and a better world

Cost of groceries to keep climbing
Germany

Cost of groceries to keep climbing

Aigner calls for state support at dioxin summit
Germany

Aigner calls for state support at dioxin summit

Merkel referees dioxin scandal bickering
Germany

Merkel referees dioxin scandal bickering

Lidl recalls peppers contaminated with growth chemical
Germany

Lidl recalls peppers contaminated with growth chemical

Aigner to crack down on animal feed production
Germany

Aigner to crack down on animal feed production

Organic food demand soars amid dioxin scare
Germany

Organic food demand soars amid dioxin scare

High levels of dioxin found in German pork
Germany

High levels of dioxin found in German pork

Farms given all-clear in dioxin scare
Germany

Farms given all-clear in dioxin scare

Government to crack down after dioxin scandal
Germany

Government to crack down after dioxin scandal

Global concern about dioxin meat grows
Germany

Global concern about dioxin meat grows

Dioxin contamination 77 times safe level
Germany

Dioxin contamination 77 times safe level

Dioxin farm scandal spreads to UK
Germany

Dioxin farm scandal spreads to UK

Dioxin scandal spreads
Germany

Dioxin scandal spreads

Firm admits mistake in farm dioxin scandal
Germany

Firm admits mistake in farm dioxin scandal

Dioxin shuts farms, forces hen cull
Germany

Dioxin shuts farms, forces hen cull

Consumer groups call for end to EU light bulb ban
Germany

Consumer groups call for end to EU light bulb ban

New energy plan means higher rents, Merkel says
Germany

New energy plan means higher rents, Merkel says

Organic food neither healthier nor tastier, watchdog finds
Germany

Organic food neither healthier nor tastier, watchdog finds

Sugary children’s drink voted year’s worst advertising lie
Germany

Sugary children’s drink voted year’s worst advertising lie

Makers of cold cuts exposed for using ‘meat glue’
Germany

Makers of cold cuts exposed for using ‘meat glue’

Contaminated Austrian cheese kills two Germans
Germany

Contaminated Austrian cheese kills two Germans

Taste for cheap eats worries German food producers
Germany

Taste for cheap eats worries German food producers

State officials warn of poisonous Turkish pears
Germany

State officials warn of poisonous Turkish pears

Strawberry yoghurt recalled over metal shard fears
Germany

Strawberry yoghurt recalled over metal shard fears

‘Sugar bombs and fat traps’ lurking in foods
Germany

‘Sugar bombs and fat traps’ lurking in foods

Consumer agency warns of product packaging trickery
Germany

Consumer agency warns of product packaging trickery

It’s official: German beer is ‘very good’
Germany

It’s official: German beer is ‘very good’

German food producers sneaking fake ingredients into products
Germany

German food producers sneaking fake ingredients into products

Smiling while you eat
Germany

Smiling while you eat

Every fourth German butter brand ‘impure’
Germany

Every fourth German butter brand ‘impure’

Milk supplies drying up amid German price row
Germany

Milk supplies drying up amid German price row

Germans seen hoarding milk amid dairy strike
Germany

Germans seen hoarding milk amid dairy strike