Bad for Business Euro Crisis Has Decimated Greek Private Sector

Consumption has plunged in Greece and so too have the profits of several small and mid-sized companies in the country. Many say that the government isn't doing enough to help -- and a new round of austerity could make the situation even worse.
Von David Böcking und Ferry Batzoglou
Greek demonstrators protest against the government's planned austerity measures.

Greek demonstrators protest against the government's planned austerity measures.

Foto: Alexandros Vlachos/ dpa
Company founder Jannis Papagrigorakis with two employees: "Not a single phone is ringing."

Company founder Jannis Papagrigorakis with two employees: "Not a single phone is ringing."

Foto: SPIEGEL ONLINE