“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

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

the ceiling soon lowered from 38 to 29 euros?

By Julien Da Sois Published 2 hours ago, Update just now The National Commission for Restaurant Vouchers (CNTR) wants the 29-euro ceiling to be made permanent in restaurants. OceanProd / Adobe Stock It had been doubled in June 2020, from 19 to 38 euros, to support restaurateurs affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. For the past … Read more

Tesla recalls 675,000 cars

These are the best-selling Model 3 and the luxurious Model S, with “potentially” defective trunks. Electric car giant Tesla to carry out massive new vehicle recall for trunkspotentiallydefective on two models in China and the United States, again raising the question of its reliability. This recall affects 475,000 vehicles in the United States and nearly … Read more

sick leave is exploding among young people

The improvement in income from provident institutions is accompanied at the same time by an increase in expenditure, partly linked to the “drifts” of work stoppages. Penalized in 2020 by the crisis, provident institutions (PI) saw their activity recover in 2021 with the economic rebound and the recovery of employment. While contributions had fallen by … Read more