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Dominique Vidalon

Carrefour's first quarter sales growth accelerates with France, Brazil

Apr 24 2019

PARIS Carrefour said revenue growth accelerated in the first quarter, driven by robust sales in Brazil and an improving performance in the core French market where hypermarket sales turned slightly positive.

Remy Cointreau confident on China growth prospects

Apr 24 2019

PARIS French spirits company Remy Cointreau expressed confidence over its growth prospects in China, where robust demand for its premium cognac underpinned annual sales growth.

Amazon strengthens ties with French food retailer Casino

Apr 23 2019

PARIS E-commerce giant Amazon and French retailer Casino are expanding their partnership, with Amazon installing pick-up lockers in Casino stores and making more of the French company's products available on Amazon. | Video

Weak Asia weighs on Accor first-quarter hotel room revenue growth

Apr 18 2019

PARIS Accor, Europe's biggest hotel group, said on Thursday weakness in Asia and in North America held back growth in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR), a key gauge of performance for the hotel industry, to 1.6 percent in the first quarter.

May the shopping be with you: French supermarket tests robot delivery

Apr 18 2019

PARIS Four decades after R2-D2 delivered a vital message from Princess Leia in the hit movie "Star Wars", a French supermarket group plans to use robots inspired by the drum-shaped droid to transport food to customers in Paris.

Elliott target Pernod pushes up profit outlook

Apr 18 2019

PARIS French spirits maker Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, raised its profit outlook on bets cost savings and Chinese demand will offset a slowdown in quarterly sales growth.

Pernod CEO: in regular and 'courteous' talks with Elliott

Apr 18 2019

PARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott any more than it would with any other regular shareholder, the head of Pernod told Reuters.

Pernod CEO: in regular and "courteous" talks with Elliott

Apr 18 2019

PARIS, April 18 Drinks group Pernod Ricard is having regular and "courteous" talks with activist investor Elliott, although it is not necessarily meeting Elliott any more than it would with any other regular shareholder, the head of Pernod told Reuters.

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