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politicians caught in the crossfire

By Mark Holland / 57 minutes ago

Banner displayed on the back of a vehicle during a demonstration of “yellow vests”, at the entrance to Reims (Marne), in November 2018. FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI / AFP The car is as tense as it is passionate. No wonder she is a sensitive politician. If it is good to save it despite its polluting nature, it […]

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The mixed results of “Black Friday” 2021

By Mark Holland / an hour ago

Dfor several years, Black Friday has been emulated in France. A commercial tradition born in the United States, this event takes place the Friday following Thanksgiving, to begin the month before Christmas. A period conducive to gifts to slip under the tree, synonymous with promotions of all kinds. That said, this 2021 edition, organized on […]

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large retailers facing a staff shortage

By Mark Holland / an hour ago

COLCANOPA “We are short of fifty management positions and 130 employees, which is colossal, and, during the interviews, people start by talking about RTT, about their desire to have their Saturday. It’s ubiquitous. “ The observation of this regional director of a network of supermarkets is far from isolated. Since the Covid-19 pandemic, many large-scale […]

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French production slowed down by supply problems

By Mark Holland / a couple of hours ago

Christian Coculet, employee of L’Atelier Charentaises, in La Rochefoucauld (Charente), November 30, 2021. YOHAN BONNET FOR “THE WORLD” Christian Coculet takes care of the final stage in the manufacture of Charentaise. The one his colleagues nickname “Kiki” is perched on a goat, a tool with two metal feet in the shape of horns, which allows […]

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He buys a Lamborghini with Covid aid: 9 years in prison

By Mark Holland / a few hours ago

A purchase fraught with consequences. Lee Price was sentenced to nine years in prison after fraudulently obtaining $ 1.6 million in Covid-19 aid under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) set up during the health crisis. He took the opportunity to buy a Lamborghini sports car as well as several luxury items. As the Department of […]

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The future of Pierre & Vacances remains uncertain

By Mark Holland / a few hours ago

In Val-Thorens (Savoie), November 20, 2021. PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP Has the Pierre & Vacances – Center Parcs rebound come too late? While the group presented, Wednesday 1is December, results weighed down by the Covid-19 but encouraging prospects, its future appears darker than ever. Read also Article reserved for our subscribers The difficult financial restructuring […]

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