“My job is not practiced in video”

Antoine Vey, in his office, in Paris. Quentin Perinel / Le Figaro Every Monday, a leader opens his door to Figaro. This week the criminal lawyer gives his vision of management. Nearly 600m2 thick carpet in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. As soon as you walk through the front door, a bewitching and soothing silence envelops you in the … Read more

The sale of bricks, a business that feeds many mouths

As you know, Burkina Faso has experienced its high point of urbanization in recent decades, the construction of infrastructure here, the construction of large buildings there. This parameter would be a nightmare if there were no engineers, architects, and masons. Today, another business has joined this big family, and that is the sale of bricks. … Read more

“Big Business” N°95: Fear over Germany

Bertille Bayart Le Figaro EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – The prospect of a Russian gas supply disruption is finally causing a stir in Europe. Dear subscribers, The energy crisis in Europe has taken a new step. In recent days, the possibility of a cut in the supply of Russian gas to the European Union has become … Read more

the purchase of tickets on board RATP buses again possible from this Monday

The Parisian management had suspended this possibility in March 2020 due to Covid-19. Suspended since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, the sale of tickets on board RATP buses resumes on Monday July 4. Tourists and occasional travelers will therefore again be able to buy a paper ticket for two euros from … Read more

The Tour de France, the quintessence of sport business

The Tour caravan continues to mobilize companies and spectators (here, July 16, 2021, between Mourenx and Libourne). Aurelien Vialatte/ASO/Aurelien Vialatte DECRYPTION – The Grande Boucle, which is the third sporting event in the world, starts this Friday. Here we go again for a Tour de France without a strict health bubble. After two years in … Read more

rise in non-payments and high risk of deportations in Europe

In the European Union, since the Covid-19 pandemic, 8.3% of poor households have been in a situation of unpaid rent or mortgage repayment, a phenomenon which has increased by 20% between 2019 and 2020 . A growing number of European households, strangled by rising property and energy prices, are facing unpaid rents, according to a … Read more

“Big business” n°94: Russia, financial pariah

View of the Kremlin (Moscow) Maxim Shemetov / REUTERS EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – The Kremlin is officially in default. Bankruptcy threatens other countries. Dear subscribers, I announced it to you a little too quickly (“Big business” n°86) but this time, we are there: Russia is in default of payment. For the first time since 1918 … Read more

Summer chaos in perspective in European airports

Published on : 06/23/2022 – 14:21 Since the end of health restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, European airports have been struggling to recruit staff, while strike calls within several airlines could disrupt holiday departures. Delays, canceled flights, endless queues… European airports, overwhelmed by the sudden resumption of traffic, are expecting the worst this summer, … Read more

activity returns to the green for the first time since 2020

On-site catering is notably at its highest level of attendance since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. After more than two years of difficulties, the restoration finally comes out of the water. Sector activity turned positive again in May, according to Food Service Vision’s analysis, “for the first time since the start of the health … Read more

“Big Business” No. 93: Split-mania

EXCLUSIVE LETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Atos, Renault, and maybe tomorrow EDF… the split is fashionable among impoverished companies. Dear subscribers, Should the old world be pushed overboard? No, don’t worry, I’m not talking about politics (it’s way too complicated these days!). I want to talk about companies confronted with the phenomena of transition – digital and … Read more