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Greece Lockdown: New working hours for supermarkets and food stores

Supermarkets will be closed on upcoming Sunday, March 29. They will operate with new working hours and so will food stores that are still open under the lockdown restrictions. The new working hours go into effect on Thursday, March 26 and are valid until April 25. Supermarkets closed on Sunday, …

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Coronavirus Greece: More lockdown measures as cases total 495, deaths 9

Greece announced additional lockdown measures on Friday afternoon as thousands of young and old citizens continue to defy the government decisions to limit movements to absolute necessary and contain the spread of coronavirus. “This is not a drill! This is a real battle! Is it so important that we all …

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Greece Lockdown: Supermarkets extended hours, open also Sundays

Extended working hours for supermarkets in Greece go into effect as of Thursday, March 19, 2020. “Supermarkets will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 p.m.” Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Wednesday. “On Sundays, supermarkets will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.” he added. …

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Measures in Greece’s supermarkets to contain spread of coronavirus

Supermarkets across Greece will restrict the number of customers allowed inside a shop at the same time, starting of Monday, March 16. The measure to contain spread of coronavirus became essential after thousands of Greeks crowded in supermarkets for panic buying on Saturday. The number of customers allowed inside at …

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Panic purchases: Coronavirus case sends Greeks to supermarkets

Hardly has the first confirmed case of coronavirus case in Thessaloniki has been announced and the residents of the second biggest city of Greece quickly found their way to to the supermarkets. They load their carts with staples like pasta, rice, milk, baby and powder milk, toilet paper and detergents. …

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ELSTAT: Disposable income of Greek households plunged by €2.7billion in 2016

Greek households and non-profit entities that serve households lost 2.7 billion euros in disposable income (or 2.3 percent) in 2016, Greece’s independent statistics authority (EL.STAT) said on Monday. According to figures released this week, the sum for Greek households’ disposable income reached 114 billion euros last year, down from 116.7 …

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Inflation: Greek consumer prices rise 1.7% in March due to hikes in food, fuel, transport

Greece’s inflation rate rose to 1.7 percent in March, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Monday. The rise is due to the mass price increases in food, alcoholic drinks, tobacco, telecommunications, heating oil and transport due to special fee in fuel. In February inflation rose to 1.3% and in January …

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Greek food stores to sell expired food as of 1. September 2013: YUCK on our plates

Do you remember these posts of mine about a year ago on a law allowing the sale of expired food at supermarkets? This blessed happy hour for the austerity-hit, taxes-ridden, unemployment-beaten and income-less impoverished Greek households is to start as of 1. September 2013. In separate sections of supermarkets and …

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