Douglas closes 20% of its stores in Europe, 350 jobs threatened in France

Coronavirus: Douglas Closes 20% of its Stores in Europe, 350 Jobs Threatened in France

PERFUMERIES: The group operates under the Nocibé brand in France, where it plans to close 62 stores Nearly 20% of the stores of the German perfume group Douglas will close in Europe, the group announced Thursday. Affected by the fall in economic activity linked to the coronavirus epidemic, the brand wants to focus on online sales. “About 500 of […]

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Beginning of the winter sales in Paris, January 20, 2021

First Day of Sales: Little Traffic, but Traders Remain Hopeful

With this period of the winter sales, businesses are not counting on a miracle but still hope to end this winter season smoothly, shaken by the health crisis. Masks, a national curfew from 6 pm to 6 am … Will the public be there for the winter sales, which started on Wednesday 20th January 2021, despite the constraints? The […]

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Shops in Toulouse and Haute-Garonne are authorized to open every Sunday in January.

Coronavirus in Haute-Garonne: Shops May Open Every Sunday in January

RETAIL: A  prefectural decree allows businesses in Haute-Garonne to open on Sundays in January if their employees are volunteers According to the prefect Etienne Guyot, it is a question of “better regulating the flows” and of “supporting the local economic life”, in a very precarious health context. The shops of Haute-Garonne will be able to open every Sunday in January, […]

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Aldi will close some Leader Prices shops

Retail Restructuring: Aldi will Close 31 Leader Price Stores

RESTRUCTURING: According to the CGT, the management of the group has promised to reclassify the 240 employees concerned After the takeover, time for restructuring. The German distribution group Aldi has announced the closure of 31 stores under its Leader Price banner and has promised to reclassify their 240 employees, we learned from CGT Commerce on Tuesday . The management for its part indicated that […]

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Marks & Spencer chain announces cut of 7,000 jobs worldwide

Coronavirus: Marks and Spencer Announces 7,000 Job Cuts

ECONOMIC CRISIS: The job cuts at Marks and Spencer will mainly affect stores in the UK or supervisory staff British retail chain Marks and Spencer on Tuesday announced it would cut 7,000 jobs over the next three months due to the impact of the pandemic and a drop in-store visits. The group, which employs more than 80,000 people around the […]

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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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The European Union opens an investigation into a possible collusion between Casino and Intermarché

Competition: The European Union Opens an Investigation into a Possible Collusion between Casino and Intermarché

PRICES: Casino and Intermarché, which created a central purchasing office in November 2014, are suspected of having coordinated their pricing policies towards consumers Have Casino and Intermarché agreed on prices? The European Commission has opened an investigation, Monday, on possible collusion between the two major French distributors, violating the competition rules of the EU. Casino and Intermarché, which created a joint […]

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Carrefour trying to safeguard jobs of the former Dia stores

Carrefour Plan to Safeguard Employment for 2,100 Employees of Former Dia Stores

After the announcement of the elimination of 2400 jobs in Carrefour, the group will set up a PES for 2100 employees of 273 former Dia stores, said the CEO on Tuesday morning. Carrefour will implement a plan to safeguard employment (PSE) to the 2,100 employees of 273 Dia former stores the group will be separated, said Tuesday the CEO Alexandre […]

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How many stores will Pimkie close and how many jobs lost

How Many Job Cuts and Store Closures at Pimkie?

SOCIAL: 200 to 250 jobs could be cut and 80 Pimkie stores closed … “It’s ruined Christmas for employees.” In Echoes, Valerie Pringuez , CGT delegate and secretary of the Works Council (EC) of Pimkie France does not mince words. The chain of ready-to-wear (Mulliez group) must submit by the 8th January to employees a project of job cuts, via collective conventional […]

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In Saint-Yrieix, a new super u opens wednesday

Saint-Yrieix: The New Super U Opens Wednesday

The new Super U opens Wednesday in St. Yrieix after eight months of work. It doubles its surface and creates a drive. All hands to battle in the aisles of the new Super U St. Yrieix. A dozen pies are fighting for now duel in the cheese department. Yogurt begin arriving in ranks on pallets. Employees multiply round trips […]

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