Final Act Looms in Nazi Restitution Case

Amid concerns over Holocaust survivors' ability to hold on, pressure mounts for German retailer KarstadtQuelle to settle one family's claim

The long-enduring battle between German retail giant KarstadtQuelle and the heirs of the Wertheim family, a prominent Jewish retailing clan in the years before the Nazis came to power, has been emotional and often bitter. But one thing is clear: The courts have consistently ruled in favor of the family's heirs.

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