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Greeks go on shopping sprees while they can

Some use remaining available euros to buy staples, others max out credit cards while vendors still accept them

Greek food retailers and supermarkets have reported that demand for groceries is at peak levels.


AS the going gets tough in Greece, the Greeks are going shopping.

The government was forced to extend capital controls and keep banks closed until at least Thursday as money runs out with no new bailout imminent. While some people are using their remaining available euros to