Dusseldorf (dpa) - Your Christmas sweets from chocolate Santa to marzipan bread cost consumers a lot in Germany. In the 2018 Christmas season, they spent more than 621 million euros on this in the grocery and drug stores. This emerges from a current analysis by the market research company Nielsen. Compared to the previous year, this means an increase of 1.7 percent. According to the market researchers, the growth is not due to a greater appetite, but solely to price increases.
Retail: Consumers dig deep into their pocket for Christmas candy
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