Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of the Economy, announced that he wanted all businesses to be able to reopen on May 11th, bars and restaurants aside.

Bruno Le Maire Wants “All Shops” Except Bars and Restaurants to Reopen on May 11th

The Minister of Economy and Finance has however excluded bars, cafes and restaurants which will be subject to “specific treatment”. A total return to normal? A gradual recovery? Case by case? If any questions remain three weeks before deconfinement, the government is trying to be reassuring despite the vagueness that surrounds May 11th. Example this Thursday 23rd April 2020 with Bruno […]

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A factory to make masks will be built in Blanc-Mesnil (Seine-Saint-Denis) before the end of the month.

Coronavirus: Construction of a Factory in Ile-de-France to Manufacture 500,000 Masks per Day

A factory will be built in Blanc-Mesnil (Seine-Saint-Denis) to make masks for Ile-de-France. This factory will be built in a few days. It is a promise: to build a factory in record time to manufacture surgical masks. This is indeed the promise of Hsueh Sheng Wang, head of the Eurasia real estate group, an investor in Blanc-Mesnil (Seine-Saint-Denis). It […]

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Amazon's distribution centers remain closed until Wednesday, April 22, 2020 inclusive.

Amazon Extends Closure of Distribution Centres

While their activity was initially to be suspended until Monday 20th April 2020, Amazon has announced that it will extend the closure of its distribution centres for two days. Amazon will not resume service immediately. Sentenced Tuesday 14th April 2020 by the court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) to deliver only essential products (food, medical and hygiene), the giant of […]

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The Châteaubriant markets will be organised again from Wednesday 29th April 2020.

Coronavirus: Cancelled since March 24th, Châteaubriant Markets will Reopen

The two weekly markets of Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique), which have not taken place since March 24th, 2020, will be organized again from Wednesday 29th April 2020. Maintained initially “as long as they were legal”, the markets of Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique) has been cancelled since March 24th, 2020. At the time, the town hall did not wish to request a derogation, as some municipalities did, to maintain its two weekly […]

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Retail Sales Drop 24% in March with Confinement during the Coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: Retail Sales Drop 24% in March with Confinement

Retail sales in France fell 24% in March compared with February, over a period which included the start of confinement and the closing of certain stores during the last two weeks of the month. Retail sales in France fell 24% in March compared with February, the Banque de France reported on Wednesday (April 15th). The period […]

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Amazon can only deliver essential items only

No More Books and Appliances, Amazon can only Deliver Essentials

Tuesday 14th April 2020, the court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) condemned Amazon for not having respected the sanitary measures in its warehouses to face the coronavirus. Victory (partial) for Amazon employees. Brought to justice because of the opening of its warehouses in France without respecting the sanitary measures imposed against the coronavirus, the online commerce giant was condemned Tuesday 14th April […]

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Amazon has implemented new health measures for employees during coronavirus epidemic

Coronavirus Covid-19: Amazon Announces Health Measures in the Face of Social Discontent

With confinement, orders on the internet have greatly increased. What about health measures for employees of the giant of online business, Amazon? Masks for the 13,000 or so French employees and temperature control: the American giant of online commerce Amazon reacted on Friday 3rd April 2020 to the grumbling of the union organizations, without calming all the worries faced with […]

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From Monday March 23, 2020, La Poste will limit its services and focus on its "essential" activities. A reorganization that has an impact on the delivery of mail.

Coronavirus: La Poste Will No Longer Deliver Mail Every Day

As of Monday 23rd March 2020, La Poste is limiting its services and concentrating on its “essential” activities. A reorganization that has an impact on the delivery of mail. It’s official: La Poste is reducing its services. Since the beginning of last week, the La Poste group has been faced with an internal staff management crisis due to […]

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EasyJet aircraft on the tarmac at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport

Coronavirus: EasyJet to Maintain the Majority of its Fleet on the Ground

AIRLINE: The reduction of “non-essential” travel everywhere in Europe is at the origin of this decision by Easyjet Like its competitor Ryanair, the British airline EasyJet announced this Friday a drastic reduction in its flights from March 24th, the consequence of the health crisis linked to the coronavirus. The carrier will only maintain a few connections to certain destinations, mainly […]

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Qantus and Jetstar suspend international flights due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Qantas and Jetstar Suspend International Flights and put 20,000 Staff on Leave

Qantas will stand down 20,000 staff for the next two months as the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a ‘devastating impact’ on the travel industry. The airline said in a statement to the ASX that it was also cutting scheduled international flights for the same period from late March until May. It comes in the […]

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