In the meantime, small traders have set up Click & Collect, as here in Rueil-Malmaison, in the Hauts-de-Seine.

Confinement: Traders Want to be Able to Open “Every Sunday” in December

CORONAVIRUS: In an open letter to Emmanuel Macron, federations of traders claim “the possibility of opening every Sunday” in December, while the head of state is to announce Tuesday an adaptation of the rules of confinement After the announcement of the postponement of “Black Friday” , several federations of traders asked this Saturday in an open letter to Emmanuel […]

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Prime Minister Jean Castex took stock of the situation two weeks after the start of the second confinement, Thursday, November 12, 2020

Confinement: Jean Castex Announces that the Rules will be Maintained at least until December 1st

The Prime Minister spoke Thursday 12th November for an update on the Covid-19 epidemic and the measures taken to stop it, 15 days after the new confinement. Two weeks after the establishment of a new confinement to try to stop the second wave of the Covid-19 epidemic, the Prime Minister was expected to take stock of the situation.  Jean Castex spoke at […]

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Why are the French not protesting against the restrictive confinement measures

Confinement: No Massive Mobilisation Against Restrictive Measures, Even If “The Anger is There”

SOCIAL: In several European countries, the restrictive measures for confinement have led to protest movements, sometimes leading to clashes with the police. As the coronavirus circulates actively across Europe, governments are taking restrictive measures everywhere. These announcements led to massive mobilizations in several European countries, sometimes leading to clashes with the police. In France, anger is […]

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Despite the confinement, the Gifi stores in Seine-Maritime are still open.

Action, Babou, Gifi … In Full Confinement, Why These Stores are Open in Seine-Maritime

To the astonishment of consumers, the Gifi, Babou and Foir’Fouille stores are open in Seine-Maritime in this second confinement. Is it legal? We take stock. It is a total blur. Since Friday, October 30, 2020, the date of the second confinement, stores that are colloquially called “discount stores”  such as Gifi, Babou, Action, Foir’Fouille etc. are open, to the amazement of consumers. Those installed in […]

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Véronique Weingarten wants the reopening of her shop or at least the ban on the sale of non-essential products in supermarkets during confinement

Confinement: A Shopkeeper on Hunger Strike “Mourning” for her Shop in the Haut-Rhin

COMMERCE: Véronique Weingarten wants the reopening of her shop or at least the ban on the sale of non-essential products in supermarkets during the confinement A ready-to-wear shopkeeper from Blotzheim ( Haut-Rhin ) has started a hunger strike to obtain, if not the “reopening of local shops  “, at least “the stopping of the sale of non-essential items by supermarkets, […]

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FNAC and Darty is to stay open during confinement in France

Confinement: The Stores of the Fnac-Darty Group Will Remain Open

RETAIL STORES: The rules of the new confinement are less strict than in the spring, at least for the moment Fnac-Darty has decided to keep its stores open in France during the reconfinement decided by the executive, relying on the exemption granted to certain stores to meet the needs of teleworking employees, we learned from the group on Friday. […]

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Philippe Etchebest disputes the government's decision to introduce new confinement.

Confinement: “It’s a Killing”, reacts Philippe Etchebest to the Compulsory Closure of Restaurants

Wednesday 28th October 2020, Emmanuel Macron announced the closure of restaurants until December 1st. In Bordeaux, chef Philippe Etchebest was quick to react. With anger. “We’re in shock … It’s a kill !” “It is in the name of a profession that Philippe Etchebest, who owns Le Quatrième Mur in Bordeaux (Gironde), reacted to President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement, this Wednesday 28th October, to close restaurants until December 1st. “We […]

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The Government delays its coronavirus recovery plan until September

Coronavirus: The Government Postpones the Presentation of the Recovery Plan for a Week

ECONOMY: The Government has postponed the presentation of its coronavirus recovery plan for France until September The government will postpone to “the first week of September” the presentation scheduled for Tuesday, August 25th of its recovery plan, in order to devote itself more completely to the deadlines of the re-entry on the health plan, announced Saturday […]

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TikTok: The social network is looking for a place to set up its headquarters outside of China

TikTok: The Social Network is Looking for a Place to Set Up its Headquarters Outside of China

Discussions began several months ago to move the headquarters to London, but geopolitical tensions between China and the United Kingdom have reportedly put the brakes on negotiations The leaders of TikTok began there several months of negotiations with the British government as part of their project to locate their global headquarters in London. A source familiar with the matter […]

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New rail transport plan by SNCF after coronavirus crisis

Deconfinement: The SNCF and the Regions want you to Take the TER this Summer with 2 Million Tickets from 1 to 10 Euros

RAIL TRANSPORT: A way to revive rail transport, hit hard by the coronavirus crisis “We will make you prefer the train”. This well-known SNCF slogan is being brought up to date, the sector having been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis. Associated with the eleven regions which manage regional rail transport, the railway company launches the ”  TER de France” operation, a story of “restoring […]

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