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Scarce goods in Germany: "The hunting instinct is becoming more important again in consumption"

2021-06-10T22:36:43.091Z

Bicycles, cars, wood: many products are suddenly in short supply in Germany. The market researcher Jens Lönneker talks about how the new scarcity is changing our behavior - and why experience of the GDR helps.



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Queuing in front of a grocery store in Erfurt 1985: "Many people who have not been socialized in a socialist country like the GDR first have to learn such skills."

Photo: Peter Seyfferth / imago images

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