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Hospitality 14/05/2020

France’s hospitality players draw up a recovery plan for the hotel industry

AhTop, the representative association of France’s professional hospitality and tourism stakeholders, has presented a plan to revive the hotel industry to the Interministerial Committee (...)

Retail 14/05/2020

Paris department stores and shopping centres over 40,000 sqm closed until 10 July

The Paris police prefecture has announced that departement stores Le Printemps and Galeries Lafayette, as well as the Beaugrenelle, Westfield-Forum des Halles and Italie (...)

Logistics 07/05/2020

SITL 2021 will be held from April 13 to 15

SITL has announced the dates of its next edition to April 13 to 15, 2021. "We remain mobilised with the team to work on the next (...)

Territories 19/03/2020

France is planning a "state of health emergency"

In order to combat the coronavirus epidemic, the executive branch of the French government plans to declare a “state of health emergency”. To this (...)

Retail 16/03/2020

Coronavirus: how France's retail sector apprehends the store closures

Faced with the temporary closure of places "non-essential" to the life of the nation, announced Saturday by Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, France’s retail sector (...)

Retail 16/03/2020

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announces the closure of "non-essential" businesses

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced, during a press briefing Saturday 14 March, the closure of all "non-essential" places, such as restaurants, cafés and (...)

Logistics 16/09/2019

France can become European leader in supply chain logistics – BNPP RE report

France has the main elements to become the European leader in supply chain logistics, with the sector already representing nearly 10% of GDP and (...)

Finance 16/04/2019

Arnault family, LVMH pledge €200m for Paris Notre-Dame restoration

French billionaire businessman Bernard Arnault’s family and the LVMH luxury goods group he built are to donate €200m to help the restoration of Paris Notre-Dame cathedral. In a statement (...)

Finance 16/04/2019

"The church is burning and the whole world is crying"

Ravaged by an huge blaze that has caused shock and sadness worldwide, France's national treasure, the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, is to be rebuilt, (...)

Hospitality 10/12/2018

French Senate approves 15% tourist, 10% office tax for Greater Paris

France's Senate has approved creation of a 15% tourist tax for the Greater Paris region to finance the Grand Paris driverless metro network, and (...)

Housing 30/10/2018

French state property reforms may open social housing to external capital

France has announced a wide-ranging reform of state real estate management, potentially transferring up to 100m sqm of space, including social housing, to property (...)

Finance 28/08/2018

France's high-profile Ecology Minister Hulot announces resignation

France's high-profile Ecology Minister, Nicolas Hulot, has suddenly announced his resignation from the government of President Emmanuel Macron, saying the political focus on environmental concerns (...)

Finance 30/05/2018

CdC reform in focus as Paris outlines 'bank of territories' to support housing

French government aims to reform its central financial arm CdC move a step closer today as senior ministers, together with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, outline (...)

Housing 11/05/2018

French govt sets roadmap to housing tax abolition by 2021

France is to abolish housing tax by 2021 and should replace some €20bn of lost revenues by diverting other property tax income or reallocating (...)