Christmas Markets The Business Behind Christmas Markets

Twenty-five hundred Christmas markets have been set up in Germany, each with its very own microcosm of the larger economy: Some workers toil for dumping prices, and big business scoops up millions. The business is kept under close scrutiny by powerful associations and politicians. It's still a vibrant part of the German experience.
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