New shopping centre in France suspected to be built as revenge

New shopping centre in France suspected to be built as revenge

Aug. 11, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Are plans for a new shopping centre in France, close to the Swiss border, revenge for the Swiss failure not to f...
Country running out of butter

Country running out of butter

July 22, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
The country is running out of butter. 
Swiss able to shop in France as borders open

Swiss able to shop in France as borders open

June 15, 2020, 10:56 a.m.
The borders are open again today. For the first time since mid-March, it’s now possible to travel into a neighb...
Post Office breaks all records as lockdown creates new demand

Post Office breaks all records as lockdown creates new demand

May 13, 2020, 10:38 a.m.
During the lockdown, we all turned to online shopping. 
Thousands flock to shops as country reopens

Thousands flock to shops as country reopens

May 12, 2020, 9:47 a.m.
The shops reopened yesterday and thousands took advantage to get out for the first time in weeks. 
Online sales for March reveal how our purchasing trends have changed

Online sales for March reveal how our purchasing trends have changed

April 2, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
Online sales for March show the most popular supermarket products are sugar, yeast, canned goods, pasta, rice, washin...
Woman scams pensioner, offering to do shopping

Woman scams pensioner, offering to do shopping

March 31, 2020, 10:13 a.m.
A pensioner living in Zurich fears he will never see the 70 francs he gave to a young woman who said she would do his...
Austrian shoppers to wear surgical mask - Switzerland not to follow suit

Austrian shoppers to wear surgical mask - Switzerland not to follow suit

March 31, 2020, 10:10 a.m.
The Federal Health Office says there are no plans to follow Austria and demand all supermarket shoppers wear a surgic...
Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide products

Swiss online shoppers accessing EU-wide products

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss online shoppers are increasingly turning to intermediaries which allow them to access all products available ac...
Changing shopping habits cause strain for second biggest Swiss mall

Changing shopping habits cause strain for second biggest Swiss mall

Oct. 31, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Switzerland’s second biggest shopping centre – the Mall of Switzerland – is celebrating its second ...
Geneva shops to open on Sundays, but only three times a year

Geneva shops to open on Sundays, but only three times a year

May 20, 2019, 5:26 a.m.
Shops in Geneva are to open on just three Sundays a year for a two-year trial period
Less shoppers spending in France than predicted

Less shoppers spending in France than predicted

April 16, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A large-scale study to examine shopping habits of those living in the ‘Grand Genève’ region shows ...
Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customers

Online shopping now more difficult for Swiss customers

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:08 a.m.
New VAT rules brought in this year means buying goods online is now far more complicated – if possible at all.
Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Amazon to stop shipping to Switzerland from non-EU sites

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Changes in Swiss VAT laws mean Amazon will no longer ship to Switzerland from non-EU sites.
Serious injury after ceiling panel falls on man in Zurich

Serious injury after ceiling panel falls on man in Zurich

Nov. 13, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
A man has been seriously injured after a ceiling panel fell on his head in Zurich.
Plane and train tickets main items bought online in Switzerland

Plane and train tickets main items bought online in Switzerland

Oct. 2, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
More and more are buying online – and women are catching up with men.
Referendum likely for Geneva's Sunday shopping plan

Referendum likely for Geneva's Sunday shopping plan

Sept. 28, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
Plans to allow shops in Geneva to open for three Sundays a year is likely to be challenged by a referendum.
Bomb scare empties Mall of Switzerland

Bomb scare empties Mall of Switzerland

March 15, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The new shopping mall, the Mall of Switzerland, was evacuated yesterday afternoon following a bomb scare.
Retail tourism sucking cash from Swiss shops

Retail tourism sucking cash from Swiss shops

Dec. 7, 2017, 7 a.m.
Despite campaigns to persuade Swiss shoppers to spend their money in the country, more and more are still crossing th...
Online shopping more popular in Switzerland - but still lower than Europe

Online shopping more popular in Switzerland - but still lower than Europe

Nov. 27, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Online shopping is becoming more and more popular in Switzerland – but the country is still lagging in Europe.
Switzerland's second biggest shopping mall opens today

Switzerland's second biggest shopping mall opens today

Nov. 8, 2017, 7:16 a.m.
Switzerland’s second biggest shopping mall opens today.
Swiss shops annoyed at German efficiency

Swiss shops annoyed at German efficiency

June 2, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
Swiss shops near the German border are annoyed at plans by German customs authorities to make life easier for Swiss s...
Do shopping malls have a future?

Do shopping malls have a future?

May 19, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Questions are being asked if a new shopping mall in Switzerland due to open in November has any chance of success wit...
More Swiss buying goods on-line

More Swiss buying goods on-line

March 2, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are buying products on-line. Last year nearly CHF 8bn worth.
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