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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The figures for the winter sales in France looks disappointing

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 […]

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The winter sales officially start today in France

The Winter Sales Start in Uncertainty and Without the Old Euphoria

CONSUMPTION: The official start of bargain hunting at the Winter Sales starts at 8 o’clock in the Parisian department stores … Starting signal for the winter sales in France. They start on Wednesday for six weeks amid uncertainty after a lackluster season for retailers facing consumers now accustomed to promotions throughout the year. The official […]

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Marks and Spencer plans to close 7 of its 18 French stores

Marks and Spencer to Close Seven of its Eighteen Stores in France

EMPLOYMENT: The group plans to close hundreds of stores worldwide … Bad news for employment in France. The British retailer Marks and Spencer announced today, Tuesday the closure of seven stores of the eighteen located in France, which alone employ more than 500 people. All French stores concerned The group announced in a statement that […]

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New Apple store opening in Marseille

Marseille: The Apple Store Opens at Terraces du Port

ECONOMY: The shop will open Saturday morning at 10 am … Apple opens its 20th Apple Store in France on Saturday morning at Terrasses du Port, in Marseilles.  Fans of the brand awaited the inauguration for months.  Like every opening, it is expected to attract hundreds of curious shoppers that will test all of Apples devices. The sales […]

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