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Winter Sales start in Greece, will run from Jan 14 until Feb 28, 2019

Winter Sales in Greece have started today, Monday, January 14th and will run until Thursday, February 28th 2019. Retailers’ association clarified that, during the sales period, the price before and after the discount must be clearly displayed upon the items on sale, while retailers can also indicate the percentage discount. …

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Greece opens 27 Lighthouses to public on International LL Weekend, Aug 19

Twenty-seven lighthouses in Greece will open to the public on Sunday, August 19, to celebrate the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW). Visitors will be given information about the importance of lighthouses and the duties of lighthouse staff. According to the ILLW’s site, the event began in 1998 and is run …

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Novartis: Prosecutor orders opening of bank accounts for 10 politicians allegedly involved

Rapid developments in the scandal around Swiss pharmaceutical Novartis, as corruption prosecutor asks banks in Greece to open the accounts of ten politicians, former prime ministers and ministers, allegedly involved in the scandal as well as the accounts of their spouses and adult children. In a letter to all Greek …

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Greece’s Winter Sales kick start on Jan 8th 2018

Extended Winter sales aiming to boost the retail market start in Greece on Monday January 8th 2018 and will last until 28 February. According to the legislation, retail shops may open also on the first Sunday of the Winter sales, on January 14th from 11 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. Retailers …

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August Full Moon: Culture Ministry opens 115 archaeological sites and museums

Greece’s Culture and Sports Ministry will open 115 archaeological sites and monuments to public to enjoy the August Full Moon on Monday 7th August 2017.  Continuing a tradition dating back many years, the entrance is free of charge. A series of events is planned from 5th to 0th August 2017, …

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Shops owners and workers protest against Sunday opening

Stores remained closed and workers and shopkeepers  marched through the streets of Athens protesting the introduction of Sunday opening for shops. The provision to open stores 30 Sundays per year is part of the additional austerity deal Greece signed with creditors beginning of the week. The protest occurs on the …

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Greece’s shopkeepers launch strike to protest law for opening shops 30 Sundays per year

The Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE) announced it will launch a strike on Sunday, May 7, to protest legislation that will increase the number of Sundays that retail outlets are allowed to operate during the year. Opening shops 30 Sundays per year is included in the deal Greece …

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IMF wants open shops throughout Greece on 52 Sundays per year

The International Monetary Fund insists on opening shops on Sundays all through the year, claiming to boost competitiveness and the ‘wise” tool kits of the OECD. According to daily To Ethnos, the IMF submitted its demand to the Greek government last Friday via an e-mail. the IMF demanded the opening …

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Shops to open 52 Sundays per year in selected Greek cities

The cities and areas where shops will be open 52 Sundays of the year have been published at the Greek Official Gazette. Among the cites and areas are the historical center of  Athens and Thessaloniki,  Chalkidiki, Rhodes, Kos, Syros, Mykonos and Santorini but also Pikermi and Rafina in Attica Prefecture. …

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Mid-season Sales in Greece, May 2-10/2014;

Mid-season sales began in Greece today, Friday, May 2nd and will last until May 10th 2014.  Sunday, May 4th, retail shops will be open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. It is the second time that mid-season sales take place additionally to summer and winter sales. The measure meets the …

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Deal sealed: Piraeus Bank buys 3 Cypriot banks units in Greece for €524 million

Greece’s Piraeus bank announced that it will acquire the branches of Bank of Cyprus, Cyprus Popular Bank and Hellenic Bank in Greece for 524 million euro.  The announcement was made Tuesday noon. The branches of these banks will open on Wednesday, March 27th 2013 and all operations will be performed …

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