Unctad warns against inflation in the face of disruptions to maritime transport

The pandemic has amplified the challenges that already existed in maritime transport, resulting in tensions on supply chains and inflationary pressures that may affect in particular island states and least developed economies, warns UNCTAD on Thursday. Read alsoDanish shipping giant Maersk expands to air freight In 2020, the shock of the covid on maritime trade … Read more

TER traffic disrupted by a social movement

Several lines are affected. SNCF invites its customers “to take the necessary measures and precautions by obtaining information upstream”. Alsace continues to be affected by social rail movements this Tuesday, November 9. “Many railway workers at Strasbourg station and other sites“In Alsace are on strike”to denounce the deterioration of their working conditions», «understaffing” and “claim … Read more

Solvay accelerates its conversion to green energies

INFO THE FIGARO – The chemist will invest 2 billion euros in the transformation of its 110 factories. Solvay is accelerating its transformation. The Belgian chemist has set himself the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. To achieve this, he will invest 2 billion euros in the transformation of his 110 factories. “This is … Read more

The call for help from French airlines

DECRYPTION – Their activity in 2021 is divided by three compared to 2019. They want new support from the state. “A mixed summer” and “a relatively sluggish restart ”. According to Alain Battisti, president of Fnam (National Federation of Aviation and its Trades), French airlines are far from being out of the crisis. Of course, … Read more

new strike call

Several unions have again called for mobilization for next weekend. Bad news for All Saints holidaymakers. The TGV Atlantique drivers, already on strike this weekend for the start of the holidays, are again called to mobilize next weekend by the CGT-railway unions, SUD-rail and CFDT-railway workers. The movement is planned “Over the period from Friday … Read more

Chinese real estate developer Fantasia fails to repay debt

After the Evergrande scandal, the future of Fantasia Holdings worries the real estate sector. Chinese real estate developer Fantasia is in turn in turmoil after defaulting on its debt payment obligations, fueling concerns over the real estate sector shaken by Evergrande’s difficulties, giant on the verge of bankruptcy. Fantasia Holdings was unable to settle the … Read more

On its new platform, Carrefour offers “shoppers” to do shopping for customers.

Ok Market! was launched in Lyon and Paris on September 20 in four test stores. From “shoppers»To shop for you in-store: this is the concept offered by the new Ok Market platform! launched on September 20 by Carrefour. On the app, customers first choose the products in their shopping basket, from their sofa. They can … Read more

Picard is finally getting into e-commerce

The frozen food specialist saw its sales climb by 15% during its 2020 financial year. It benefited from a favorable context and the growth of its online sales. Picard no longer swears only by its stores. Under the impetus of his new CEO recruited a year and a half ago, Cathy Collart-Geiger, the frozen specialist … Read more

A true French success story, Gifi celebrates its fortieth birthday

STORY – Starting from nothing, Philippe Ginestet has created an empire of discount distribution. And his appetite is far from being satisfied. Its shops dot France. Some ironically call it the “junk king” and its success makes its competitors salivate. This Saturday, the emperor of “genius ideas»Celebrates its 40th anniversary. On September 18, 1981, the … Read more

Alstom exhibits its hydrogen train in France

REPORTAGE – The railway manufacturer hopes to sell it in France, after orders in Germany and Italy. In Valenciennes Petite-Forêt The train starts with a gentle hiss. It accelerates slowly until reaching 50 km / h. Without trembling, and almost without noise. For passengers, the comfort is remarkable. These advantages are linked to the technology … Read more