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Dominique Vidalon

Bouygues' drop in profits cushioned by strong showing at telecoms arm

15 Nov 2018

PARIS A strong showing at Bouygues' telecoms arm enabled the French conglomerate to weather problems at its construction business that had led to a drop in group profit for the first nine months of the year.

French online retail sales for 2018 could top 90 bln euros -Fevad

15 Nov 2018

PARIS, Nov 15 The French will spend 19 billion euros ($21.5 billion) on online purchases over Christmas and the Black Friday to Cyber Monday sales days, lifting total online retail sales to over 90 billion euros for 2018, said the country's Fevad E-Commerce Federation.

Catering group Elior's shares rise on spin-off plans

13 Nov 2018

PARIS Food services group Elior is looking at separating its concession business, which includes airport catering, as part of a broader plan to boost growth, sending its shares up more than 8 percent.

French caterer Sodexo's shares jump on reassuring outlook

08 Nov 2018

PARIS Shares in Sodexo , the world's second largest catering company, jumped on Thursday after the French firm met annual earnings expectations and vowed to improve revenue this year.

French company Sodexo cautions its recovery will take some time

08 Nov 2018

PARIS French food services and facilities management group Sodexo vowed to accelerate sales growth in the current fiscal year although it cautioned its turnaround would take some time.

Sodexo-Il faudra un peu de temps pour redresser l'activité US

08 Nov 2018

* Vise une croissance organique comprise entre 2% et 3% en 2018/19

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-French company Sodexo cautions its recovery will take some time

08 Nov 2018

PARIS, Nov 8 French food services and facilities management group Sodexo vowed to accelerate sales growth in the current fiscal year although it cautioned its turnaround would take some time.

UPDATE 1-Eiffage Q3 sales up 13.2 pct, maintains full-year targets

06 Nov 2018

* Contracting order book at 13.9 bln euros at end-Sept, up 16 pct

Macron refuses to back down on French fuel tax as protests loom

05 Nov 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said he would not back down from a hike in fuel tax, despite plans for nationwide protests this month and his personal popularity reaching a new low.

France's Edenred strikes confident tone after strong third quarter , eyes sector movements

24 Oct 2018

PARIS Edenred predicted further strong growth in the fourth quarter after it reported a sharp rise in third quarter sales, and said it was monitoring movements within its sector as speculation mounts over bid target Ingenico .

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