Retailers expect strong last-minute sales
The Local · 18 Dec 2011, 13:22
Published: 18 Dec 2011 13:22 GMT+01:00
“The calendar will provide us with an especially strong last-minute business,” said Stefan Genth, the head of the association. Genth said sales have been especially strong in big cities.
There have been record Internet sales. The trade group expects revenues of € 6.5 billion. For the Christmas shopping season, which covers sales in November and December, the association is predicting an increase of 1.5 percent to € 79 billion.