Highlights – Event Summary
No Sunday trading. Assoimmobiliare joins in the debate, focusing on the economic consequences, first and foremost the drop in GDP and employment
24 October 2018
Assoimmobiliare joins in the debate regarding the proposed ban on Sunday trading. Corriere della Sera has published excerpts of Assoimmobiliare's working paper which highlights the potential negative consequences after six years of Sunday trading. The most important of these being the drop in GDP and employment, especially of young people The Chairperson of Assoimmobiliare, Silvia M. Rovere, stressed how "trading on Sundays and public holidays has become an all-important service, allowing for optimal management of family time, especially for female family members".