News archive of September 2016
Ermou Street appears to be staging a comeback as the main attraction for shoppers in central Athens, with chains such as Funky Buddha, American Eagle, Tezenis, H&M, Moytzi, Pandora, Lynne and Folli-Follie opening stores there.
In January a new Goody's Burger House will open on nearby Filellinon Street, while American firm Forever 21 is about to open its first store on Ermou.
Law enforcement authorities are raising the alarm as the number of robberies across the country has risen significantly in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, according to police data.
A total of 2,456 robberies were recorded in the period stretching from January to June, compared to 2,203 incidents in the same period last year.