Rural Post Offices to be Transformed

Post Offices to become one-stop shops … It has been anounced that around 1,000 rural post offices across France could be transformed into one-stop-shops for utilities, benefits and other government services. Under new plans, the government is seeking to work in partnership with La Poste, to help and transform rural post offices by increasing the …

SFR Numericable bid for Bouygues Telecom

TELECOMS : unveiled the giant SFR Numericable offers to buy Bouygues Telecom for 10 billion euros … Patrick Drahi has surprised everyone.  Le Journal du Dimanche has found that telecom tycoon and media (now boss of Libération and L’Express ) and the head of Numericable, SFR empire has offered 10 billion euros for its rival Bouygues Telecom. …

PSA will manufacture and distribute electric car Bolloré

VEHICLE: This is the “Bluesummer” … PSA Peugeot Citroën will manufacture and distribute in its network an electric car designed by Bolloré, announced the two French industrial groups in a statement earlier this week on Wednesday. The “Bluesummer” will rise from September on the PSA site in Rennes-La Janais (Ille-et-Vilaine), under a “strategic partnership” which includes …

Wine Sales on the Internet: a “crucial channel” and Great Potential

Selling wine online has become a “crucial channel” for distribution … Selling wine online has become a “crucial channel” for the distribution of wine and even if purchases are made mainly in wine shops or in-store, the internet has a high growth potential, say the authors of a study published yesterday, Monday in Bordeaux. According to the …

The Saudis become the first customer of the Regional Airbus A33O

The airline Saudi Arabian Airlines will order fifteen planes … The airline company Saudi Arabian Airlines will order fifteen Regional Airbus A33O, the first contract for the medium-courier version of this aeroplane, reveals the newspaper La Tribune on its website. The newspaper, citing several sources says the announcement should be made ​​at the Paris Air Show, …

Eurotunnel sells MyFerryLink ferries to DFDS

MyFerryLink sold to rival DFDS …. The Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel has sold its cross-Channel ferry company MyFerryLink to the rival ferry company DFDS in a bid to end a running battle with the British Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA). Despite Eurotunnel last month winning a Court of Appeal ruling that the Competition and Markets …

Kuwait Wants to Buy 24 Heavy Helicopters

This is what announces the Elysee on Wednesday … Good news for French industries.  Kuwait wants to buy 24 heavy helicopters of the type Caracal, announced the Elysee Palace today, Wednesday. “The contract will be signed as soon as possible” between the French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his counterpart Sheikh Khaled Al Jarrah …

The “taxi package” between Paris and its Airports will come into Force in March 2016

The flat rate for direct taxi fares between Paris and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly will come into force on 1 March 2016, the government announced Thursday. The flat rate for direct taxi fares between Paris and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly will come into force on 1 March 2016, the government announced Thursday. Four …