Strasbourg: Supermarkets will Close on Sundays

Supermarkets in Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin) with food of more than 120 m² will have to close on Sundays. This follows the decision of the Administrative Court of Nancy. A few days ago, we announced that the Fnac station Metz (Moselle) was closed on Sunday because of a decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle) applied Thursday 19th July 2018. From 1,000 …

Brice, Bizzbee, Jules: More than 460 Job Cuts in the Ready-to-Wear Group Happychic

The ready-to-wear Happychic group will cut 466 jobs and close some 90 Brice, Bizzbee, and Jules stores by 2020-2021. Details. New job cuts in the textile industry of the Mulliez galaxy : after Pimkie, the ready-to-wear group Happychic will remove 466 jobs and close some 90 Brice, Bizzbee, and Jules stores by 2020-2021. This is a “maximum of 466 positions”, according to the management …

Lorient: Traders Questioned on the Future of the Town Centre

Between February and April 2018, opposition politicians on the right conducted a survey, in the form of a questionnaire, with merchants from Lorient Between February and April 2018, opposition politicians on the right conducted a survey, in the form of a questionnaire, with merchants from Lorient. The goal: to collect their proposals to improve the attractiveness …

Near Châteaubriant, Residents have Saved the Last Shop of their Commune

Bread, groceries, coffee … Every day, about twenty people, both young and active retirees of Villepôt (Loire-Atlantique) ensures the opening of the only shop of the village Pierre Guerrois has a smile on his face. This project is a bit of a baby. Just three months ago, he founded, along with other residents of Villepôt, close to Châteaubriant …

Commerce in Châteaubriant: Still a Few Days to Give your Opinion

On the initiative of the very young business association of Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique) a survey is proposed to all those interested in the development of the town center. The 1st of July, the survey will close. Launched in May by the young tradesmen association Châto Brillant , a survey is currently circulating among traders in Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique ). It aims to guide the merchants …

Consequences of Brexit: English Fruits Rot, Lack of Manpower

The market gardeners feared this. Two years after the Brexit vote, workers in Eastern Europe are deserting picking. Strawberries are rotting. “The crops are rotting for lack of manpower”, warns the NFU, the first British agricultural union . Already down 12% last year, the number of pickers drops by half this year. There are 4,000 pairs of arms missing for the next harvest …

French Days: Giant Promotions in Dozens of Stores for Spring Black Friday

On the occasion of the French Days, a spring Black Friday, more than 80 big brands in France are planning monster promotions from Friday 27th April to May 1st. Several major French brands and e-commerce sites have agreed to launch a commercial promos operation similar to American Black Friday:  the  French Days.  It will take place from the 27th April …

Commercial War: Europe will Fight Back against Bourbon, Harvey Davidson and Levi’s

ECONOMY: European Union reacts after taxes announced by Trump on aluminium and steel … Donald Trump wants his trade war , he will have it. The European Union is preparing retaliatory measures against companies including ‘Harley-Davidson, Bourbon and Levi’s’ after the US President announces plans to heavily tax imports of steel and aluminum into the United States . “We are …

Near Caen, the Label Cave Wine Shop Opens

COMMERCE: Already established in Agneaux (Manche) and Vire, the cellar Label’Cave opened a third store near Caen … Already established in Agneaux (Manche) and Vire, the cellar Label’Cave opened a third store in Ifs, at 1 rue Edouard Branly, between the center E. Leclerc and Biocoop store. Chardin Jean-Philippe, 37, is the manager. After 16 years of sales …

France: The Trade Deficit in November

The surge in exports, which rose 5.3% in November against 0.7% in October, has reduced the trade deficit in France. It was 4.4 billion euros against 5.2 billion in October. Customs, which issued the information indicates that this beautiful healthy exports in November  “due mainly to the performance recorded for transport (in particular aviation) and …