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Dominique Vidalon

France's Monoprix says grocery alliance with Amazon Prime tops expectations

Oct 10 2018

PARIS Casino's upmarket Monoprix supermarket chain said the start of its partnership with Amazon Prime's delivery service for Paris had been better than expected - an alliance that could prove crucial for debt-ridden Casino's fortunes.

Casino gambles on Amazon-style checkout free Champs Elysees store

Oct 04 2018

PARIS Casino is doing away with cashiers in a new shop near the Champs Elysees in a French version of the Amazon Go checkout-free convenience stores in the United States.

Macron's popularity falls further in September: polls

Sep 23 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity fell further in September, adding to troubles afflicting his administration since the departure of high-profile ministers and a summer scandal over his bodyguard, two polls showed on Sunday.

Casino's parent Rallye buys more time with new credit line

Sep 17 2018

PARIS Rallye , the debt-laden parent of French supermarket chain Casino , bought more time on Monday ahead of a key bond refinancing deadline as five banks granted it a new 500 million euro (444.50 million pounds) credit line.

Casino's parent Rallye buys more time with new credit line

Sep 17 2018

* Rallye shares up 7 pct, Casino up 3 pct, Rallye's bonds jump

Carrefour digital chief Cheval to head French hypermarkets arm

Sep 14 2018

PARIS Carrefour picked its digital chief Marie Cheval to replace Alain Rabec as head of its French hypermarket stores, highlighting the growing importance of its digital and online businesses in its broader strategy to revive its fortunes.

UPDATE 1-Carrefour digital chief Cheval to head French hypermarkets arm

Sep 14 2018

* Reviving French hypermarkets is a Bompard priority (Adds details, background)

Retailer Leclerc targets French residential power market

Sep 11 2018

PARIS French supermarket and retail chain Leclerc, will start selling electricity to French households this week, offering a discount of at least 10 percent to regulated prices as it aims to recruit three million clients by 2025.

UPDATE 2-Sodexo shares fall on concern over slow recovery

Sep 06 2018

* Shares down 4 pct, new targets disappoint investors (Adds stock reaction, analysts comments)

France's Edenred joins Itau Unibanco to speed up growth in Brazil

Sep 05 2018

* Itau Unibanco to distribute Edenred employee benefits in Brazil

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