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Dominique Vidalon

Pernod, Elliott met Jan. 15, talks to continue

15 Jan 2019

PARIS, Jan 15 French family-backed spirits group Pernod Ricard and activist hedge fund Elliott will continue discussions on governance and margin improvement after the two sides met earlier on Tuesday, a source close to the matter told Reuters.

Pernod Ricard to meet activist Elliott ahead of earnings update - sources

15 Jan 2019

PARIS/LONDON Pernod Ricard will meet activist hedge fund Elliott this month as the family-backed spirits firm faces pressure to improve its margins, sources familiar with the situation said.

RPT-Pernod Ricard to meet activist Elliott ahead of earnings update -sources

15 Jan 2019

PARIS/LONDON, Jan 14 Pernod Ricard will meet activist hedge fund Elliott this month as the family-backed spirits firm faces pressure to improve its margins, sources familiar with the situation said.

UPDATE 2-Catering group Sodexo sticks to goals in face of margin pressure

10 Jan 2019

* Impact from Paris protests is manageable (Adds CEO comments on yellow vests, shares, analyst)

French motorway operator Sanef tries to cushion toll hike

08 Jan 2019

PARIS French motorway operator Sanef said on Tuesday it was working on proposals to cushion the impact on drivers of a planned hike in toll charges, following a government request as nationwide protests over high living costs continue.

Retailer Casino switches on data centers in new revenue search

20 Dec 2018

PARIS Casino has signed a deal to install data centers in its warehouses and storerooms in the debt-laden French supermarket retailer's latest effort to diversify its revenue.

LVMH splashes out on luxury hotels with $3.2 billion Belmond deal

14 Dec 2018

PARIS Luxury goods maker LVMH has agreed to buy Belmond, the owner of hotels including Venice's landmark Cipriani, for a total of $3.2 billion (2.54 billion pounds) to raise its profile in upmarket hospitality. | Video

French protests have also taken a toll on online retailers: Fevad

13 Dec 2018

PARIS Four weeks of anti-government protests that have hit French brick-and-mortar retailers are also taking their toll on online peers during the crucial Christmas shopping season, said the country's Fevad E-Commerce Federation.

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