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Pernod Ricard says sales likely to suffer during second wave

22 Oct 2020

PARIS French spirits maker Pernod Ricard doesn't expect sales to rise until next year as second-wave COVID-19 lockdowns are likely to hit its business heavily in the last three months of 2020, the company said on Thursday. | Video

Remy Cointreau sees second-half rebound helped by U.S. cocktail campaign

20 Oct 2020

PARIS Remy Cointreau said on Tuesday its first-half core profit would fall less than expected as a rise in sales to U.S. households and strong mid-Autumn celebrations in China offset a slump in travel retail sales caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Danone eyes disposals in portfolio and management shake-up

19 Oct 2020

PARIS French food group Danone is planning what could become a string of asset disposals after an extensive review and management shake-up announced on Monday as it seeks to contend with the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis. | Video

UPDATE 1-Danone board working on plan to adapt to new challenges

16 Oct 2020

PARIS, Oct 16 The board of French food group Danone is looking at ways it can adapt to the new environment and new challenges in the sector, a company spokesman said.

Anti-Terror-Ermittlungen nach Messer-Attacke in Paris

25 Sep 2020

Paris Bei einer Messerattacke nahe der früheren Redaktion der Satire-Zeitung "Charlie Hebdo" sind am Freitag in Paris zwei Journalisten verletzt worden.

Suez wants time to prepare alternatives to Veolia's offer

23 Sep 2020

PARIS French waste and water management firm Suez , target of a hostile takeover bid from rival Veolia , said on Wednesday it needed some time to prepare alternatives.

France to fight 'appalling' Bridgestone plant closure: finance minister

17 Sep 2020

PARIS/TOKYO The French government is looking into options to try to prevent the closure of a Bridgestone tyre plant in northern France by its Japanese owner, and save jobs, finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday.

French government to consider local lockdowns as COVID virus worsens

10 Sep 2020

PARIS The French government will discuss on Friday whether to impose new, local lockdowns to try to tackle rising COVID-19 while keeping economic and social activities going.

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