Retail chains are taking drastic measures to save money

By: Trademagazin Date: 2022. 08. 10. 21:30

Ever-increasing energy prices result in unexpected steps. Some European retailers are also reducing consumption, we show you how to save.

With energy bills rising and the threat of a food crisis looming, some European retailers are turning off the lights and planning shorter opening hours this winter. Experts and government officials have also urged residents and businesses to reduce energy use and make contingency plans so they are less dependent on gas imports if shortages occur due to the war in Ukraine.

According to Reuters, Spar Austria is reducing electricity consumption by not lighting advertising and using less lighting in its stores.

The move will reduce the retailer’s energy consumption by one million kilowatt hours per year

said the company’s spokesperson.

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