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Stars flaunt Gaultier creations for designer's 'funeral' finale in Paris

23 Jan 2020

PARIS Jean Paul Gaultier bade farewell to the catwalk on Wednesday in typically riotous style, as models performed jigs at his show, an actress sauntered down the runway smoking a cigarette and singer Boy George took part in a mock funeral sequence.

Renault, Nissan share 'real desire' to make alliance work: chairman

16 Jan 2020

PARIS Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Thursday there was a "real desire" within the top ranks of both companies for its alliance with Nissan to succeed, dismissing suggestions the partnership was on the rocks. | Video

French designer cancels Paris fashion show, derailed by strike chaos

13 Jan 2020

PARIS French designer Christophe Josse decided on Monday to cancel his catwalk show in Paris next week, blaming weeks of strikes against pension reforms for wrecking his preparations, just as the city gears up for two weeks of fashion events.

Paris shops' sales halved as strikes bring chaos to the city

08 Jan 2020

PARIS Five weeks into strikes crippling French transport, Emile Sebbag is agonising over how to keep afloat his two Parisian clothing stores, deserted by shoppers as the backlash against France's pension reform drags on.

Sanofi shares rally on new margin goals, narrower drug focus

10 Dec 2019

PARIS Shares in Sanofi rose on Tuesday after the French drugmaker said it would focus on vaccines and treatments like its promising eczema medicine Dupixent to grow sales, in a business revamp seen as potentially leading to spin-offs.

Moncler plays down possible Kering tie-up amid luxury merger wave

05 Dec 2019

PARIS/MILAN The chief executive and top shareholder of puffer jacket maker Moncler played down speculation around a takeover by Gucci-owner Kering on Thursday, saying the two firms sometimes talked but that there was no deal in the works.

Block Friday: French activists try to disrupt discount shopping day

29 Nov 2019

PARIS Activists staged protests against online retailer Amazon around France on Friday and tried to blockade a shopping mall in Paris, denouncing as rampant consumerism the U.S. Black Friday shopping frenzy that has spread to European shores.

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