Christmas sales

January 1, 2015

epa04543673 (FILE) A file photo dated 23 December 2014 showing a shopper strolling past a sign offering reduced prices during a December sale in Dusseldorf, Germany. Although Christmas sales are common in Germany, economists are worried that there is an overall trend to deflation and lower prices that could hurt the economies of the eurozone and other Western powers. EPA/MARTIN GERTEN