Côte d’Azur: Tourism activity in 2016 “slightly down” compared to 2015

ECONOMY:  The number of overnight stays in hotels and residences fell 3% …  Unusually for tourism on the French Riviera . It’s the summer beating down the numbers. Following the bombing of Nice , attendance Alpes-Maritimes suffered a 10% decline, impacting the results of the activity. “Cote d’Azur down slightly” in 2016, informed the CRT …

Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne will Close more than 400 Branches, 11,000 Job Losses

BANKING: Groupe BPCE unveiled on Tuesday a plan of one billion euros in savings in its retail banking activity … Cure austerity perspective within Groupe BPCE, which oversees the Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne. The French banking giant unveiled on Tuesday a plan of one billion euros in savings in its retail banking business. #TransfoGroupeBPCE | …

Winter sales: Disappointing, with Sales Down

The winter sales of 2017 ends on Tuesday evening, a disappointing record. Sales in shops are down. For some professionals, there is an overdose of promotions and private sales throughout the year. “Disappointing”, “bad thought”, drop in attendance and sales: the winter sales, which end on Tuesday night, did not perform as expected, partly because of …

Christiane Lambert Interim President of the FNSEA

Christiane Lambert, a farmer in Bouille-Menard (Maine-et-Loire) and Vice-President of the FNSEA, will be officially recognized, this Tuesday 21st February, as interim president of the FNSEA, after the sudden death of Xavier Beulin its president . Christiane Lambert, 55, senior vice president of the FNSEA, will be officially named interim president of the FNSEA, Tuesday …