Edition:
United States

Dominique Vidalon

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

Nov 15 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.

UPDATE 2-Bouygues' drop in profits cushioned by strong showing at telecoms arm

Nov 15 2018

* Bouygues Telecom performs strongly (Recasts with share reaction, deputy CEO, analyst comments)

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

Nov 15 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

Nov 13 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.

UPDATE 2-Catering group Elior's shares rise on spin-off plans

Nov 13 2018

* Elior sticks to latest financial targets (Adds background, analyst, updates shares)

French caterer Sodexo's shares jump on reassuring outlook

Nov 08 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

Nov 08 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

Nov 08 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

Nov 08 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

Nov 06 2018

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

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