Four ways to make the most of your Italian summer
Italy

Four ways to make the most of your Italian summer

As many pandemic-related restrictions ease, enjoying the good life seems more important than ever. From feasting on traditional recipes at local food festivals, known as sagre, to visiting Italy's architectural gems (or perhaps treating yourself to a little luxury?), here are some tips for making the most of your summer.

Italy to scrap ‘cashback’ scheme on card payments from June 30th
Italy

Italy to scrap ‘cashback’ scheme on card payments from June 30th

Italian regions delay summer sales period in order to help shop owners
Italy

Italian regions delay summer sales period in order to help shop owners

Spain’s flagship department store El Corte Inglés posts record losses
Spain

Spain’s flagship department store El Corte Inglés posts record losses

France delays its summer sales period in order to help shop owners
France

France delays its summer sales period in order to help shop owners

The unmanned supermarkets rescuing Sweden’s rural areas
Sweden

The unmanned supermarkets rescuing Sweden’s rural areas

Electric scooters and takeaways: What people in Italy are spending and saving on this year
Italy

Electric scooters and takeaways: What people in Italy are spending and saving on this year

Supermarkets in Norway: Everything you need to know about loyalty schemes
Norway

Supermarkets in Norway: Everything you need to know about loyalty schemes

Life in Italy: ‘How our shopping habits have changed since we moved from the US’
Italy

Life in Italy: ‘How our shopping habits have changed since we moved from the US’

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

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

What’s cheaper about life in Spain than in other countries?
Spain

What’s cheaper about life in Spain than in other countries?

EXPLAINED: How will Austria’s compulsory test requirement to go shopping work?

EXPLAINED: How will Austria’s compulsory test requirement to go shopping work?

Can you go shopping from Switzerland to neighbouring countries?
Switzerland

Can you go shopping from Switzerland to neighbouring countries?

France launches its delayed winter sales
France

France launches its delayed winter sales

‘Swiss crush’: Shoppers from Switzerland head to France after stores close
Switzerland

‘Swiss crush’: Shoppers from Switzerland head to France after stores close

How to earn cashback from the government for shopping in Italy
Italy

How to earn cashback from the government for shopping in Italy

Tell us: Have you had trouble with deliveries between France and the UK?
France

Tell us: Have you had trouble with deliveries between France and the UK?

When do the 2021 January sales start in each Italian region?
Italy

When do the 2021 January sales start in each Italian region?

Amazon workers across Germany go on strike for higher wages in build up to ‘online Xmas’
Germany

Amazon workers across Germany go on strike for higher wages in build up to ‘online Xmas’

EXPLAINED: What you are still allowed to do in Switzerland this Christmas
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What you are still allowed to do in Switzerland this Christmas

‘Unacceptable crowds’: Alarm as Christmas shoppers pack Italian cities
Italy

‘Unacceptable crowds’: Alarm as Christmas shoppers pack Italian cities

How you could win up to €5 million in Italy’s ‘receipt lottery’
Italy

How you could win up to €5 million in Italy’s ‘receipt lottery’

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy
Italy

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy

Where to source British traditional fare in Spain at Christmas
Spain

Where to source British traditional fare in Spain at Christmas

Less shopping, more ‘spiritual reflection’: What will Christmas be like in Italy this year?
Italy

Less shopping, more ‘spiritual reflection’: What will Christmas be like in Italy this year?

France set to reopen stores for festive season as Covid-19 numbers drop
France

France set to reopen stores for festive season as Covid-19 numbers drop

‘Buy locally this Christmas’: Italian shoppers urged to avoid Amazon
Italy

‘Buy locally this Christmas’: Italian shoppers urged to avoid Amazon

Your views: ‘No Sunday shopping is one of the best things about Zurich’
Switzerland

Your views: ‘No Sunday shopping is one of the best things about Zurich’

‘Retail tourism’: Geneva residents defy lockdown rules by shopping in Vaud
Switzerland

‘Retail tourism’: Geneva residents defy lockdown rules by shopping in Vaud

Flour, mozzarella, and hair dye: Here’s what Italians are buying under lockdown
Italy

Flour, mozzarella, and hair dye: Here’s what Italians are buying under lockdown

Can Swiss residents continue to shop in France’s border regions?
Switzerland

Can Swiss residents continue to shop in France’s border regions?

Primark set to open new store in Rome in October
Italy

Primark set to open new store in Rome in October

The French town where local businesses are creating an alternative to Amazon
France

The French town where local businesses are creating an alternative to Amazon

Masks to become mandatory in shops in three Swiss cantons
Switzerland

Masks to become mandatory in shops in three Swiss cantons

How much will you save on products with Germany’s new VAT reduction?
Germany

How much will you save on products with Germany’s new VAT reduction?

Record retail sales in Denmark after post-lockdown ‘ketchup effect’
Denmark

Record retail sales in Denmark after post-lockdown ‘ketchup effect’

Coronavirus in Switzerland: Is cross-border shopping allowed again?
Switzerland

Coronavirus in Switzerland: Is cross-border shopping allowed again?

Update: What you should know about Germany’s VAT cut
Germany

Update: What you should know about Germany’s VAT cut

Shopping in Italy? This is what you can expect at the Swiss border
Switzerland

Shopping in Italy? This is what you can expect at the Swiss border

Retailers report merry sales for holidays
Germany

Retailers report merry sales for holidays

High court deems Berlin shop hours unconstitutional
Germany

High court deems Berlin shop hours unconstitutional

Germans likely to play Grinch this Christmas
Germany

Germans likely to play Grinch this Christmas

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France

Marks & Spencer aiming for five Paris shops

Danish retailers warn of ‘tsunami of lay-offs’ if malls stay closed
Denmark

Danish retailers warn of ‘tsunami of lay-offs’ if malls stay closed

Spain’s other heroes: Supermarket cashiers on the coronavirus frontline
Spain

Spain’s other heroes: Supermarket cashiers on the coronavirus frontline

Coronavirus: Germany orders closure of non-essential shops and playgrounds
Germany

Coronavirus: Germany orders closure of non-essential shops and playgrounds

Coronavirus: Danish government calls for end to hoarding
Denmark

Coronavirus: Danish government calls for end to hoarding

Coronavirus: Why there is no need to be panic buying in Spain
Spain

Coronavirus: Why there is no need to be panic buying in Spain

German shops chaff against ‘wasteful’ receipt law
Germany

German shops chaff against ‘wasteful’ receipt law

Everything you need to know about sales shopping in Italy
Italy

Everything you need to know about sales shopping in Italy

This is how much people spend on Christmas presents in Norway
Norway

This is how much people spend on Christmas presents in Norway

This is the hottest Christmas gift for 2019 in Sweden
Sweden

This is the hottest Christmas gift for 2019 in Sweden

Spanish court probes Russian tycoon’s purchase of supermarket chain Dia
Spain

Spanish court probes Russian tycoon’s purchase of supermarket chain Dia

Two Swiss retail giants to scrap free plastic bags
Switzerland

Two Swiss retail giants to scrap free plastic bags

Sweden set to tax plastic carrier bags – here’s how much you’ll have to pay
Sweden

Sweden set to tax plastic carrier bags – here’s how much you’ll have to pay

Spain’s Carrefour supermarkets replace plastic with cotton mesh bags for fruit and veg
Spain

Spain’s Carrefour supermarkets replace plastic with cotton mesh bags for fruit and veg

What residents in Switzerland need to know about cross-border shopping
Switzerland

What residents in Switzerland need to know about cross-border shopping

Everything you need to know about buying and selling secondhand in Sweden
Sweden

Everything you need to know about buying and selling secondhand in Sweden

What you need to know about shopping at Italian food markets
Italy

What you need to know about shopping at Italian food markets

Covid-19: Bavaria warns Austrians against cross-border shopping

Covid-19: Bavaria warns Austrians against cross-border shopping

Meet the woman behind Madrid’s first zero-waste shop
Spain

Meet the woman behind Madrid’s first zero-waste shop

‘Bring your own Tupperware’: Carrefour tells shoppers in fight against plastic
Spain

‘Bring your own Tupperware’: Carrefour tells shoppers in fight against plastic

German supermarket chain to open 100 new stores in Denmark
Denmark

German supermarket chain to open 100 new stores in Denmark

VIDEO: 12 unique things about shopping in a Spanish supermarket
Spain

VIDEO: 12 unique things about shopping in a Spanish supermarket

New Black Friday record for Swedish online stores
Sweden

New Black Friday record for Swedish online stores

Swedish Christmas gift guide: What to get everyone on your list this year
Sweden

Swedish Christmas gift guide: What to get everyone on your list this year

Swedes to blow billions of kronor on Black Friday shopping bonanza
Sweden

Swedes to blow billions of kronor on Black Friday shopping bonanza

Spanish Amazon workers plan ‘Black Friday’ strike
Spain

Spanish Amazon workers plan ‘Black Friday’ strike

IN PICTURES: First ever M-Budget hotel room unveiled
Switzerland

IN PICTURES: First ever M-Budget hotel room unveiled

Tip of the week: Your guide to German supermarkets
Germany

Tip of the week: Your guide to German supermarkets

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

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

Salvini wants Italy’s ‘little ethnic shops’ to close at 9pm
Italy

Salvini wants Italy’s ‘little ethnic shops’ to close at 9pm

Know your consumer rights when shopping in Sweden
Sweden

Know your consumer rights when shopping in Sweden

Spanish region wants to charge shoppers for trying on clothes
Spain

Spanish region wants to charge shoppers for trying on clothes

Italian government seeks to keep shops closed on Sundays
Italy

Italian government seeks to keep shops closed on Sundays

Why Ikea won’t let you return a bashed-up sofa any more
Germany

Why Ikea won’t let you return a bashed-up sofa any more

Strike in Spain planned for Amazon’s Prime Day
Spain

Strike in Spain planned for Amazon’s Prime Day

Why your international imports could be about to get cheaper
Sweden

Why your international imports could be about to get cheaper

Swiss go ‘binge-shopping’ in Germany amid fears of border closures

Swiss go ‘binge-shopping’ in Germany amid fears of border closures

Sweden forced to return 400,000 packages to China and other non-EU countries
Sweden

Sweden forced to return 400,000 packages to China and other non-EU countries

Strong Danish krone boosts Swedish businesses

Strong Danish krone boosts Swedish businesses

Cold start to 2018 hits H&M profits in ‘transitional year’
Sweden

Cold start to 2018 hits H&M profits in ‘transitional year’

Germany sees biggest consumer spending growth in 24 years
Germany

Germany sees biggest consumer spending growth in 24 years

Aldi, meet Aldi: German supermarket seeks out Italians who share its name
Italy

Aldi, meet Aldi: German supermarket seeks out Italians who share its name

‘We can’t have scenes like this in France’: French government gets tough after ‘Nutella riots’
France

‘We can’t have scenes like this in France’: French government gets tough after ‘Nutella riots’

Germany discovers what self-check out is… 10 years after rest of the world
Germany

Germany discovers what self-check out is… 10 years after rest of the world

Corte Inglés fires sales assistant for revealing Santa’s true identity
Spain

Corte Inglés fires sales assistant for revealing Santa’s true identity

Subdued enthusiasm for shopping as sales begin across Italy
Italy

Subdued enthusiasm for shopping as sales begin across Italy

Denmark’s Christmas present exchange begins, but stores can refuse unwanted gifts
Denmark

Denmark’s Christmas present exchange begins, but stores can refuse unwanted gifts

How Christmas Eve in Germany this year clashes with commercialism
Germany

How Christmas Eve in Germany this year clashes with commercialism

German consumers to start new year in high spirits
Germany

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

Italian Christmas gift guide: What to get everyone on your list this year
Italy

Italian Christmas gift guide: What to get everyone on your list this year

From Friedrichstraße to flea markets: 11 essential shopping spots in Berlin
Germany

From Friedrichstraße to flea markets: 11 essential shopping spots in Berlin

The ten most enchanting Christmas markets in Italy
Italy

The ten most enchanting Christmas markets in Italy

Europe embraces Black Friday sales with some reservations

Europe embraces Black Friday sales with some reservations

Black Friday fever grips Swiss shoppers
Switzerland

Black Friday fever grips Swiss shoppers

How a family feud is raising questions about the future of discounter Aldi
Germany

How a family feud is raising questions about the future of discounter Aldi

An American shopping frenzy is hitting Germany, but not everyone is happy
Germany

An American shopping frenzy is hitting Germany, but not everyone is happy

Amazon Italy workers call Black Friday strike
Italy

Amazon Italy workers call Black Friday strike

How the French have fallen for America’s ‘Black Friday’ shopping bonanza
France

How the French have fallen for America’s ‘Black Friday’ shopping bonanza

Why are shops in Germany closed on Sundays?
Germany

Why are shops in Germany closed on Sundays?

Mathallen Oslo celebrates five years this month
Norway

Mathallen Oslo celebrates five years this month

Aldi unveils plan to become third largest US grocer in five years
Germany

Aldi unveils plan to become third largest US grocer in five years

Limit online shopping on Sundays to protect workers, demands Green Party
Germany

Limit online shopping on Sundays to protect workers, demands Green Party

Budget fashion store Primark is coming to Florence
Italy

Budget fashion store Primark is coming to Florence

Europe’s biggest shopping mall just opened in Italy
Italy

Europe’s biggest shopping mall just opened in Italy

Amazon brings online supermarket to Germany, stirring up worries for competition
Germany

Amazon brings online supermarket to Germany, stirring up worries for competition

6 ways to spoil mum without breaking the bank
Switzerland

6 ways to spoil mum without breaking the bank

Florence boots iconic market ‘in decline’ out of city centre
Italy

Florence boots iconic market ‘in decline’ out of city centre

Entering a new-old world: 15 Stockholm vintage shops to lose yourself in
Sweden

Entering a new-old world: 15 Stockholm vintage shops to lose yourself in

Amazon buys up Swedish domain in hint at future plans
Sweden

Amazon buys up Swedish domain in hint at future plans

25 ways Stockholm has become more international in the past year
Sweden

25 ways Stockholm has become more international in the past year

Germany hunts possible contacts of mall attack plotter
Germany

Germany hunts possible contacts of mall attack plotter

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat
Germany

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat

Terror threat that shut down Essen shopping mall was ‘very concrete’: police
Germany

Terror threat that shut down Essen shopping mall was ‘very concrete’: police

Made in Italy? New smartphone app targets foreign fakes
Italy

Made in Italy? New smartphone app targets foreign fakes

Plastic bags on the way out in Austria’s supermarkets
Austria

Plastic bags on the way out in Austria’s supermarkets

C’est parti! Annual winter sales kick off in France
France

C’est parti! Annual winter sales kick off in France

Here’s how much Danes spent on Christmas
Denmark

Here’s how much Danes spent on Christmas

Pope goes shoe-shopping, Italians are delighted
Italy

Pope goes shoe-shopping, Italians are delighted

Seven truly Swiss Christmas gifts to give this year
Switzerland

Seven truly Swiss Christmas gifts to give this year

Watch the adorable Italian Christmas advert made by Harry Potter director
Italy

Watch the adorable Italian Christmas advert made by Harry Potter director

7 ways Comparis makes shopping in Switzerland easier
Switzerland

7 ways Comparis makes shopping in Switzerland easier

Danes made Black Friday the biggest shopping day ever
Denmark

Danes made Black Friday the biggest shopping day ever

Norwegians set an all-time transactions record on Black Friday
Norway

Norwegians set an all-time transactions record on Black Friday

Why French aren’t falling over themselves for Black Friday
France

Why French aren’t falling over themselves for Black Friday

Black Friday likely to smash all Danish spending records
Denmark

Black Friday likely to smash all Danish spending records

This is how big Black Friday has become in Norway
Norway

This is how big Black Friday has become in Norway

Ten Swiss Christmas markets you must visit this year
Switzerland

Ten Swiss Christmas markets you must visit this year

Rejoice! Christmas markets start opening across Germany
Germany

Rejoice! Christmas markets start opening across Germany

Swiss Christmas gift budget shows economic confidence
Switzerland

Swiss Christmas gift budget shows economic confidence

Is Marks & Spencer to close Champs-Elysées store?
France

Is Marks & Spencer to close Champs-Elysées store?

Paris to get more Sunday shopping after mayor’s U-turn
France

Paris to get more Sunday shopping after mayor’s U-turn

Mass job losses await as Kaiser’s stores to close
Germany

Mass job losses await as Kaiser’s stores to close

Lidl’s €2.99 anti-aging cream comes out top in Spain again
Spain

Lidl’s €2.99 anti-aging cream comes out top in Spain again

Swiss supermarkets to charge for plastic bags
Switzerland

Swiss supermarkets to charge for plastic bags

Paris: Galeries Lafayette sees fall in foreign shoppers
France

Paris: Galeries Lafayette sees fall in foreign shoppers

Women shoppers flout burqa ban in Ticino
Switzerland

Women shoppers flout burqa ban in Ticino

Geneva’s local currency launches in Lausanne
Switzerland

Geneva’s local currency launches in Lausanne

Swiss supermarkets look to scrap free plastic bags
Switzerland

Swiss supermarkets look to scrap free plastic bags

Germany’s six most beloved shopping streets
Germany

Germany’s six most beloved shopping streets

Will Paris’s mega leisure complex ever happen?
France

Will Paris’s mega leisure complex ever happen?

Frenchwoman spends big after (thinking) she won lottery
France

Frenchwoman spends big after (thinking) she won lottery

Shop workers slam new opening hours law
Switzerland

Shop workers slam new opening hours law

French Riviera towns now open for Sunday shopping
France

French Riviera towns now open for Sunday shopping

Public sector chief fired for fur coat splurge with firm’s cash
Italy

Public sector chief fired for fur coat splurge with firm’s cash

French winter sales: All you need to know
France

French winter sales: All you need to know

Rome boosts anti-terror security ahead of sales
Italy

Rome boosts anti-terror security ahead of sales

Swede pioneers app for unmanned village shop
Sweden

Swede pioneers app for unmanned village shop

Is this ad for diverse Swedish mall too white?
Sweden

Is this ad for diverse Swedish mall too white?

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse
Germany

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

Six different ways to bring at little bit of France home for Christmas
France

Six different ways to bring at little bit of France home for Christmas

The twelve best Italian Christmas gifts to give this year
Italy

The twelve best Italian Christmas gifts to give this year

Tis’ the season for a spending spree in Italy
Italy

Tis’ the season for a spending spree in Italy

Germany’s 7 quirkiest Christmas markets
Germany

Germany’s 7 quirkiest Christmas markets

Will Swedish shoppers go nuts for Black Friday?
Sweden

Will Swedish shoppers go nuts for Black Friday?

Black Friday in Denmark: The new Halloween?
Denmark

Black Friday in Denmark: The new Halloween?

Over 300 ho-ho-hopefuls vie for Rome Santa job
Italy

Over 300 ho-ho-hopefuls vie for Rome Santa job

6 ways Germany cashes in at Christmastime
Germany

6 ways Germany cashes in at Christmastime

Amazon launches same-day delivery in Germany
Germany

Amazon launches same-day delivery in Germany

The Italian ‘disrupting’ the startup scene
Italy

The Italian ‘disrupting’ the startup scene

Retailers plan 20-cent charge on plastic bags
Germany

Retailers plan 20-cent charge on plastic bags

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

Huge crowds and long queues as Madrid shoppers go Primark crazy

French bakers fined for opening too often
France

French bakers fined for opening too often

Paris reveals 12 zones for late-night shopping
France

Paris reveals 12 zones for late-night shopping

Anglo culture the French should do more to resist
France

Anglo culture the French should do more to resist

Store to pay union €750k for opening after 9pm
France

Store to pay union €750k for opening after 9pm

Apple ‘plans store on Champs Elysées’
France

Apple ‘plans store on Champs Elysées’

Cosmetics chain sparks toothpaste price war
Germany

Cosmetics chain sparks toothpaste price war

Little by little, Germans move away from cash
Germany

Little by little, Germans move away from cash

Coop tests controversial pricing policy
Switzerland

Coop tests controversial pricing policy

Sunday shopping ‘breaks Norway constitution’
Norway

Sunday shopping ‘breaks Norway constitution’

Greece scares consumers off spending
Germany

Greece scares consumers off spending

Green light for makeover of iconic Paris building
France

Green light for makeover of iconic Paris building

German public shop with renewed confidence
Germany

German public shop with renewed confidence

Denmark clears the way for cashless society
Denmark

Denmark clears the way for cashless society

Danish supermarkets allow paying by phone
Denmark

Danish supermarkets allow paying by phone

Consumer confidence highest since 2001
Germany

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

French MPs back Sunday shopping zones
France

French MPs back Sunday shopping zones

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Spain

Sun, sea, sand… what about the shopping?

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Germany

Just where do Germans spend their money?

Bid to ‘unblock’ economy goes before French MPs
France

Bid to ‘unblock’ economy goes before French MPs

Holiday spending ‘good sign’ for Danish economy
Denmark

Holiday spending ‘good sign’ for Danish economy

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes
Switzerland

Swiss head to shops rather than slopes

Clubs offer €1 for bust Berlin shopping mall
Germany

Clubs offer €1 for bust Berlin shopping mall

Amazon workers strike in Germany
Austria

Amazon workers strike in Germany

Vienna businesses vote for Sunday shopping
Austria

Vienna businesses vote for Sunday shopping

Paris of the future: Clean air and open all hours
France

Paris of the future: Clean air and open all hours

France wants to open for more Sunday shopping
France

France wants to open for more Sunday shopping

Black Friday struggles to seduce French shoppers
France

Black Friday struggles to seduce French shoppers

Paris has five of Europe’s priciest shopping streets
France

Paris has five of Europe’s priciest shopping streets

Danes’ Christmas spending likely to stall
Denmark

Danes’ Christmas spending likely to stall

Cost of home comforts: How France compares
France

Cost of home comforts: How France compares

Revealed: The cost of home comforts in Austria
Austria

Revealed: The cost of home comforts in Austria

Revealed: The cost of home comforts in Italy
Italy

Revealed: The cost of home comforts in Italy

Revealed: the cost of expat food in Spain
Spain

Revealed: the cost of expat food in Spain

Germany cheapest for expat home comforts
Germany

Germany cheapest for expat home comforts

Surprise! Norway priciest for home comforts
Norway

Surprise! Norway priciest for home comforts

The story of the Dala horse: A Swedish symbol
Sweden

The story of the Dala horse: A Swedish symbol

Switzerland third priciest for home comforts
Switzerland

Switzerland third priciest for home comforts

World crises hit German shoppers’ mood
Germany

World crises hit German shoppers’ mood

ÖVP calls for Sunday trading in Vienna
Austria

ÖVP calls for Sunday trading in Vienna

Fine weather makes Swedes spend: study
Sweden

Fine weather makes Swedes spend: study

Gap Inc. to launch in Austria
Austria

Gap Inc. to launch in Austria

Foodies find good choice in Vienna’s markets
Austria

Foodies find good choice in Vienna’s markets

Roof of new French shopping mall caves in
France

Roof of new French shopping mall caves in

France upholds ban on late-night shop openings
France

France upholds ban on late-night shop openings

Retail sales rise at fastest rate for seven years
Germany

Retail sales rise at fastest rate for seven years

‘Barcelona’s oldest shops could soon be history’
Spain

‘Barcelona’s oldest shops could soon be history’

Global ‘British grub’ map satisfies expat cravings
Germany

Global ‘British grub’ map satisfies expat cravings

German retailers report poor Christmas
Germany

German retailers report poor Christmas

Lidl takes Coca-Cola off shelves in price war
Germany

Lidl takes Coca-Cola off shelves in price war

Swiss ready to spend more this Christmas
Switzerland

Swiss ready to spend more this Christmas

US-style Black Friday retail chaos hits Spain
Spain

US-style Black Friday retail chaos hits Spain

The ten best Christmas markets to visit in France
France

The ten best Christmas markets to visit in France

Italians slash spending on food
Italy

Italians slash spending on food

Leading Norway union to oppose Sunday opening
Norway

Leading Norway union to oppose Sunday opening

Aldi attracts ever more British shoppers
Germany

Aldi attracts ever more British shoppers

Sunday shopping ban splits France
France

Sunday shopping ban splits France

Voters end petrol station shop ‘absurdities’
Switzerland

Voters end petrol station shop ‘absurdities’

Beloved national sausage symbolizes shops issue
Switzerland

Beloved national sausage symbolizes shops issue

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies
Germany

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies
Spain

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies
France

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies

Who is Germany’s most fashionable femme fatale?
Germany

Who is Germany’s most fashionable femme fatale?

Mice games reveal why we sell out our morals
Germany

Mice games reveal why we sell out our morals

Saturday supermarket hours spark retail row
Germany

Saturday supermarket hours spark retail row

Beyoncé makes midnight Berlin shopping spree
Germany

Beyoncé makes midnight Berlin shopping spree

Move over Berlin: why London is Germany’s new fashion capital
Germany

Move over Berlin: why London is Germany’s new fashion capital

Biscuit bully uses shopping cart as weapon
Germany

Biscuit bully uses shopping cart as weapon

Russian shoppers drop in on Dresden for Christmas
Germany

Russian shoppers drop in on Dresden for Christmas

Shopkeepers worry about Christmas profits
Germany

Shopkeepers worry about Christmas profits

Online retailer: If the shoe fits, please keep it
Germany

Online retailer: If the shoe fits, please keep it

Struggling Neckermann cuts half its jobs
Germany

Struggling Neckermann cuts half its jobs

Art explores discount shopping culture
Germany

Art explores discount shopping culture

A very German shopping list
Germany

A very German shopping list

Retailers expect strong last-minute sales
Germany

Retailers expect strong last-minute sales

Consumers shrugging off debt crisis
Germany

Consumers shrugging off debt crisis

Germans plan thrifty Christmas this year
Germany

Germans plan thrifty Christmas this year

Smart posters offer speedy shopping while waiting for a train
Germany

Smart posters offer speedy shopping while waiting for a train

Classy glass from the past
Germany

Classy glass from the past

Retail sales surge
Germany

Retail sales surge

Turning on the bright lights
Germany

Turning on the bright lights

Toasting the renaissance of Germany’s oldest Sekt
Germany

Toasting the renaissance of Germany’s oldest Sekt

Inflation, global unrest upsetting consumers
Germany

Inflation, global unrest upsetting consumers

Window shopping with a wave of the hand
Germany

Window shopping with a wave of the hand

Bubbling over from success
Germany

Bubbling over from success

Retailers expect booming Christmas trade
Germany

Retailers expect booming Christmas trade

Raising a toast to a Hamburg icon
Germany

Raising a toast to a Hamburg icon

eBay snaps up online shopping club
Germany

eBay snaps up online shopping club

Department stores benefit as domestic economy recovers
Germany

Department stores benefit as domestic economy recovers

Supermarkets launch ‘drive-in’ grocery shopping
Germany

Supermarkets launch ‘drive-in’ grocery shopping

Germans set to spend more on holiday shopping this year
Germany

Germans set to spend more on holiday shopping this year

Cutting to the chase in Solingen
Germany

Cutting to the chase in Solingen

Fashioning a bright future
Germany

Fashioning a bright future

Merkel predicts more jobs as consumer zeal signals recovery
Germany

Merkel predicts more jobs as consumer zeal signals recovery

Playing the Saxon blues
Germany

Playing the Saxon blues

Another kind of Bavarian brew
Germany

Another kind of Bavarian brew

Keeping sight of the big picture
Germany

Keeping sight of the big picture

Luxury goods market set to rebound
Germany

Luxury goods market set to rebound

Discount tickets on sale for Deutsche Bahn’s 175th anniversary
Germany

Discount tickets on sale for Deutsche Bahn’s 175th anniversary

Making comfy footwear for hippies and supermodels
Germany

Making comfy footwear for hippies and supermodels

Consumer sentiment steadies after five-month plunge
Germany

Consumer sentiment steadies after five-month plunge

Germans stick with homegrown classic brands during tough times
Germany

Germans stick with homegrown classic brands during tough times

Retail sales post biggest drop since euro launch
Germany

Retail sales post biggest drop since euro launch

German embassy distributes anti-Mafia tourist maps for Sicily
Germany

German embassy distributes anti-Mafia tourist maps for Sicily

Retail sales resist dire downturn in 2009
Germany

Retail sales resist dire downturn in 2009

Hugo Boss back in the black
Germany

Hugo Boss back in the black

Insolvent Quelle offers Germany’s ‘biggest ever’ clearance sale
Germany

Insolvent Quelle offers Germany’s ‘biggest ever’ clearance sale

Sweet snacks could lead to higher shopping bills
Germany

Sweet snacks could lead to higher shopping bills

Survey shows consumer confidence edging higher
Germany

Survey shows consumer confidence edging higher

German stores lose billions each year to shoplifting
Germany

German stores lose billions each year to shoplifting

Shoppers face new food package sizes
Germany

Shoppers face new food package sizes

Junk-car bonus inspires other sectors to offer trade-ins
Germany

Junk-car bonus inspires other sectors to offer trade-ins

Retailers have a happy Christmas after all
Germany

Retailers have a happy Christmas after all

Czech shoppers head across the border to Germany for bargains
Germany

Czech shoppers head across the border to Germany for bargains

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online
Germany

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

Germans still shopping despite financial crisis
Germany

Germans still shopping despite financial crisis

Rising grocery prices force Germans to shop at discounters
Germany

Rising grocery prices force Germans to shop at discounters

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Sweden

Twenty new stores for Haninge Centrum

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Sweden

Swedish food prices continue to fall

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Sweden

Swedes dissatisfied with retailers – but love ICA

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Sweden

Poker sets top Swedes’ Christmas gift lists

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Sweden

Multicultural Market aims to seduce Gothenburgers

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Sweden

Debenhams to shut in Stockholm

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Sweden

Swedes shopped till they dropped in 2006

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Sweden

Shopping boom continues unabated

Shop till you drop at Ikea – then stay the night
Sweden

Shop till you drop at Ikea – then stay the night

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Sweden

DIY sector enjoys record summer

Gamla Stan needs a shopping mall
Sweden

Gamla Stan needs a shopping mall

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Sweden

Uzbek refugee sues Swedish shopping mall

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Sweden

Swedish shoppers undeterred by world crisis

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Sweden

Late spurt saves Christmas retail

Danes flock to Sweden to shop
Sweden

Danes flock to Sweden to shop

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Sweden

The Local’s guide to shopping in Stockholm

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Sweden

Swedes now spend more on fun than on food: study

Post-Christmas sales give much needed boost
Sweden

Post-Christmas sales give much needed boost

Foreign tourists boost Swedish retail sales
Sweden

Foreign tourists boost Swedish retail sales

A guide to second-hand shopping in Sweden
Sweden

A guide to second-hand shopping in Sweden

Ikea designed to make clients buy more: study
Sweden

Ikea designed to make clients buy more: study

Ikea to expand China mall development plans
Sweden

Ikea to expand China mall development plans

Malmö braces for Scandinavia’s largest shopping mall
Sweden

Malmö braces for Scandinavia’s largest shopping mall

89-year-old convicted for shopping cart assault
Sweden

89-year-old convicted for shopping cart assault

Norway shoppers flood cheaper Swedish stores
Sweden

Norway shoppers flood cheaper Swedish stores

Swedish village of four set to get megamall
Sweden

Swedish village of four set to get megamall

‘Don’t buy violent video games for Christmas’
Sweden

‘Don’t buy violent video games for Christmas’

British pound weakest in 20 years against krona
Sweden

British pound weakest in 20 years against krona

Stockholm’s ‘Library Town’: What’s in a name?
Sweden

Stockholm’s ‘Library Town’: What’s in a name?

Apps aim to ease Swiss customs duty calculation
Switzerland

Apps aim to ease Swiss customs duty calculation

Who is Spain’s most fashionable femme fatale?
Spain

Who is Spain’s most fashionable femme fatale?

Who is France’s most fashionable femme fatale?
France

Who is France’s most fashionable femme fatale?

Stricken French retailers start summer sales early
France

Stricken French retailers start summer sales early

El Corte Inglés slammed in pay equality dispute
Spain

El Corte Inglés slammed in pay equality dispute

Move over Madrid: why London is Spain’s new fashion capital
Spain

Move over Madrid: why London is Spain’s new fashion capital

Move over Paris: why London is France’s new fashion capital
France

Move over Paris: why London is France’s new fashion capital

Paris unveils ‘shopping passport’ for tourists
France

Paris unveils ‘shopping passport’ for tourists

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

France mulls US-style ‘class action’ law suits

Credit card receipts pose cancer risk: new report
France

Credit card receipts pose cancer risk: new report

Holiday shoppers ready to open purses: poll
Switzerland

Holiday shoppers ready to open purses: poll

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France

‘Men for sale’ in temporary Paris shop

Norwegian price hunters swarm to Sweden
Norway

Norwegian price hunters swarm to Sweden

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Switzerland

Swiss increasingly shopping over the border

This is how much food staples should really cost in Germany
Germany

This is how much food staples should really cost in Germany

Swiss set to shop abroad for Christmas gifts
Switzerland

Swiss set to shop abroad for Christmas gifts

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Norway

Norwegian shoppers splash cash in Sweden

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Norway

Oslo is world’s most expensive city: survey