BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 30: People walk past a giant Christmas tree in the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden shopping mall on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. With the German economy strong, retailers ... more 
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 30: People walk past a giant Christmas tree in the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden shopping mall on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. With the German economy strong, retailers in Germany are hopeful that positive consumer confidence will mean a solid holiday shopping season despite the current Eurozone debt crisis. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) less 
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