Paris shops' sales halved as strikes bring chaos to the city

Business / Economy Jan 9, 2020

Paris shops' sales halved as strikes bring chaos to the city

Five weeks into strikes crippling French transport, Emile Sebbag is agonizing over how to keep afloat his two Parisian clothing stores, deserted by shoppers as the backlash against France's pension reform drags on. The start of winter sales on Wednesday — traditionally a big event ...

Printemps Ginza closes after 32 years of operation

Business Dec 31, 2016

Printemps Ginza closes after 32 years of operation

The Printemps Ginza department store closed Saturday after 32 years of doing business in central Tokyo's famed Ginza shopping district with the expiration of its contract with its French licensee. Most of the building will be refurbished and reopen on March 15 as Marronnier Gate, ...