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Worshippers in safety hats attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire

16 Jun 2019

PARIS A small congregation in white hard hats attended mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago. | Video

Worshippers in hard hats to attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire

15 Jun 2019

PARIS, June 15 A small congregation wearing hard hats will attend mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service to be held since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago.

Carrefour sees more retail sector consolidation, including in France

14 Jun 2019

PARIS The boss of Carrefour said on Friday the retail sector was bound to consolidate in the coming years, notably in France, as competition intensifies, and that his mission was to make sure the French retailer came out a winner.

Carrefour agrees credit deal tied to social responsibility push

13 Jun 2019

* Carrefour in midst of five-year plan to boost sales and profit

Danone CFO says China's baby formula plan 'not a surprise'

13 Jun 2019

PARIS China's plan to increase local production of baby formula products has not come as a surprise to global dairy maker Danone, which has plans to launch a new ultra-premium product in that market, said Danone's chief financial officer.

Short-seller Muddy Waters defends its research on Casino after critical French probe

06 Jun 2019

PARIS U.S. short-selling firm Muddy Waters on Thursday rejected the preliminary findings of a probe by France's AMF financial regulator into its criticism of retailer Casino.

China's thirst for cognac helps Remy Cointreau top profit forecast

06 Jun 2019

PARIS Remy Cointreau handed investors a special dividend payout after reporting a stronger-than-expected 14% rise in annual operating profit, helped by cost cuts and robust demand for its premium cognacs in China.

Pernod confident on Asia, Jacob's Creek selling well in China

04 Jun 2019

PARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, sounded confident on Tuesday over its growth prospects in Asia including for wines such as its Jacob's Creek brand.

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels

04 Jun 2019

PARIS Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles.

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