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Dominique Vidalon

France's Remy Cointreau looks to second half rebound led by China, U.S. demand

04 Jun 2020

PARIS Remy Cointreau expects a 45-50% fall in mid-year operating profit but a strong recovery in the second half driven by China and the United States, the French spirits company said on Thursday.

France's Carrefour expands in convenience stores in Taiwan

02 Jun 2020

PARIS French retailer Carrefour said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy food retailer Wellcome Taiwan from Asia's Dairy Farm , making it the number two player in Taiwan's convenience stores market.

French billionaires raise stakes in defence of publisher Lagardere

25 May 2020

PARIS France's business elite closed ranks around publishing group Lagardere on Monday with LVMH's Bernard Arnault and Vivendi's Vincent Bollore swooping in to bolster its defences against London-based hedge fund Amber Capital.

Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga arrested in France after decades on the run

16 May 2020

PARIS/KAMPALA Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run, the French justice ministry said. | Video

French coronavirus death toll overtakes Spain's, now world's fourth largest

13 May 2020

PARIS France's death toll from the coronavirus rose by 348 to 26,991 on Tuesday, overtaking Spain to become the country with the world's fourth-highest number of fatalities after the United States, Britain and Italy.

Remy Cointreau warns of halving of first quarter sales due to coronavirus

29 Apr 2020

PARIS French spirits company Remy Cointreau warned first quarter sales would fall by around 50-55% due to wholesaler destocking in Greater China and a sharp slowdown in key European and American markets due to the coronavirus crisis.

Retailer Carrefour first quarter sales growth accelerates, keeps goals

28 Apr 2020

PARIS Carrefour said on Tuesday that revenue growth accelerated in the first quarter, reflecting strong food sales in March in all its markets and notably in the core French market as people stayed at home due to coronavirus lockdowns.

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