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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Retailers report merry sales for holidays

Retailers report merry sales for holidays

High court deems Berlin shop hours unconstitutional

High court deems Berlin shop hours unconstitutional

Germans likely to play Grinch this Christmas

Germans likely to play Grinch this Christmas

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

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

German shops chaff against ‘wasteful’ receipt law

German shops chaff against ‘wasteful’ receipt law

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

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

Tip of the week: Your guide to German supermarkets

Tip of the week: Your guide to German supermarkets

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

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

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

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

Germany sees biggest consumer spending growth in 24 years

Germany sees biggest consumer spending growth in 24 years

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

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

How Christmas Eve in Germany this year clashes with commercialism

How Christmas Eve in Germany this year clashes with commercialism

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

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

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

Europe embraces Black Friday sales with some reservations

Europe embraces Black Friday sales with some reservations

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

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

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

Why are shops in Germany closed on Sundays?

Why are shops in Germany closed on Sundays?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Germany hunts possible contacts of mall attack plotter

Germany hunts possible contacts of mall attack plotter

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat

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

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

Rejoice! Christmas markets start opening across Germany

Rejoice! Christmas markets start opening across Germany

Mass job losses await as Kaiser’s stores to close

Mass job losses await as Kaiser’s stores to close

Germany’s six most beloved shopping streets

Germany’s six most beloved shopping streets

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

Germany’s 7 quirkiest Christmas markets

Germany’s 7 quirkiest Christmas markets

6 ways Germany cashes in at Christmastime

6 ways Germany cashes in at Christmastime

Amazon launches same-day delivery in Germany

Amazon launches same-day delivery in Germany

Retailers plan 20-cent charge on plastic bags

Retailers plan 20-cent charge on plastic bags

Cosmetics chain sparks toothpaste price war

Cosmetics chain sparks toothpaste price war

Little by little, Germans move away from cash

Little by little, Germans move away from cash

Greece scares consumers off spending

Greece scares consumers off spending

German public shop with renewed confidence

German public shop with renewed confidence

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

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Just where do Germans spend their money?

Clubs offer €1 for bust Berlin shopping mall

Clubs offer €1 for bust Berlin shopping mall

Germany cheapest for expat home comforts

Germany cheapest for expat home comforts

World crises hit German shoppers’ mood

World crises hit German shoppers’ mood

Retail sales rise at fastest rate for seven years

Retail sales rise at fastest rate for seven years

Global ‘British grub’ map satisfies expat cravings

Global ‘British grub’ map satisfies expat cravings

German retailers report poor Christmas

German retailers report poor Christmas

Lidl takes Coca-Cola off shelves in price war

Lidl takes Coca-Cola off shelves in price war

Aldi attracts ever more British shoppers

Aldi attracts ever more British shoppers

Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies
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Leibovitz and her fashionable leading ladies

Who is Germany’s most fashionable femme fatale?
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Who is Germany’s most fashionable femme fatale?

Mice games reveal why we sell out our morals

Mice games reveal why we sell out our morals

Saturday supermarket hours spark retail row

Saturday supermarket hours spark retail row

Beyoncé makes midnight Berlin shopping spree

Beyoncé makes midnight Berlin shopping spree

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

Biscuit bully uses shopping cart as weapon

Biscuit bully uses shopping cart as weapon

Russian shoppers drop in on Dresden for Christmas

Russian shoppers drop in on Dresden for Christmas

Shopkeepers worry about Christmas profits

Shopkeepers worry about Christmas profits

Online retailer: If the shoe fits, please keep it

Online retailer: If the shoe fits, please keep it

Struggling Neckermann cuts half its jobs

Struggling Neckermann cuts half its jobs

Art explores discount shopping culture

Art explores discount shopping culture

A very German shopping list

A very German shopping list

Retailers expect strong last-minute sales

Retailers expect strong last-minute sales

Consumers shrugging off debt crisis

Consumers shrugging off debt crisis

Germans plan thrifty Christmas this year

Germans plan thrifty Christmas this year

Smart posters offer speedy shopping while waiting for a train

Smart posters offer speedy shopping while waiting for a train

Classy glass from the past

Classy glass from the past

Retail sales surge

Retail sales surge

Turning on the bright lights

Turning on the bright lights

Toasting the renaissance of Germany’s oldest Sekt

Toasting the renaissance of Germany’s oldest Sekt

Inflation, global unrest upsetting consumers

Inflation, global unrest upsetting consumers

Window shopping with a wave of the hand

Window shopping with a wave of the hand

Bubbling over from success

Bubbling over from success

Retailers expect booming Christmas trade

Retailers expect booming Christmas trade

Raising a toast to a Hamburg icon

Raising a toast to a Hamburg icon

eBay snaps up online shopping club

eBay snaps up online shopping club

Department stores benefit as domestic economy recovers

Department stores benefit as domestic economy recovers

Supermarkets launch ‘drive-in’ grocery shopping

Supermarkets launch ‘drive-in’ grocery shopping

Germans set to spend more on holiday shopping this year

Germans set to spend more on holiday shopping this year

Cutting to the chase in Solingen

Cutting to the chase in Solingen

Fashioning a bright future

Fashioning a bright future

Merkel predicts more jobs as consumer zeal signals recovery

Merkel predicts more jobs as consumer zeal signals recovery

Playing the Saxon blues

Playing the Saxon blues

Another kind of Bavarian brew

Another kind of Bavarian brew

Keeping sight of the big picture

Keeping sight of the big picture

Luxury goods market set to rebound

Luxury goods market set to rebound

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

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

Making comfy footwear for hippies and supermodels

Making comfy footwear for hippies and supermodels

Consumer sentiment steadies after five-month plunge

Consumer sentiment steadies after five-month plunge

Germans stick with homegrown classic brands during tough times

Germans stick with homegrown classic brands during tough times

Retail sales post biggest drop since euro launch

Retail sales post biggest drop since euro launch

German embassy distributes anti-Mafia tourist maps for Sicily

German embassy distributes anti-Mafia tourist maps for Sicily

Retail sales resist dire downturn in 2009

Retail sales resist dire downturn in 2009

Hugo Boss back in the black

Hugo Boss back in the black

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

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

Sweet snacks could lead to higher shopping bills

Sweet snacks could lead to higher shopping bills

Survey shows consumer confidence edging higher

Survey shows consumer confidence edging higher

German stores lose billions each year to shoplifting

German stores lose billions each year to shoplifting

Shoppers face new food package sizes

Shoppers face new food package sizes

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

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

Retailers have a happy Christmas after all

Retailers have a happy Christmas after all

Czech shoppers head across the border to Germany for bargains

Czech shoppers head across the border to Germany for bargains

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

Germans still shopping despite financial crisis

Germans still shopping despite financial crisis

Rising grocery prices force Germans to shop at discounters

Rising grocery prices force Germans to shop at discounters

This is how much food staples should really cost in Germany

This is how much food staples should really cost in Germany