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Shoppers spent more in the opening days of France's winter sales than last year as retailers offered bigger discounts to shift stock after a lacklustre Christmas period, retail associations said on Monday.
Paris shoppers filed into stores on the first day of the winter sales on Wednesday but the crowd was thinner than previous years as economic worries and unusually cold weather held back many deal-hunters.
Shoppers are set to storm Paris streets on Wednesday for the start of the winter sales, with department stores such as Printemps slashing prices by up to 80 percent to offload stock after grim Christmas trading.
Top womenswear labels are bracing for the psychological impact of the global financial turmoil on consumers but hope to limit damage by shifting buying strategies and raising their profile, industry insiders told AFP.