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Apple Pay in first deal with major French bank

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Apple Pay in first deal with major French bank


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Bill Gates investit 50 millions de dollars dans la lutte contre Alzheimer

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Bill Gates investit 50 millions de dollars dans la lutte contre Alzheimer


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Strong McDonald's, Caterpillar profits boost Dow

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Strong McDonald's, Caterpillar profits boost Dow


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Consigny - Taxer les yachts n'est pas une mesure sociale

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Consigny - Taxer les yachts n'est pas une mesure sociale


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McCartney proves eco fashion can turn a profit

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McCartney proves eco fashion can turn a profit


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France to hold Siemens to account on Alstom job pledges

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  • Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel
    Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

    , channelnewsasia.com

    PARIS: France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients. The label, known for its tweed suits and US$4,300-plus quilted leather bags, already sells perfumes online, like its Chanel No 5, as well as eyeglasses and beauty products
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Markets

  • Macron to urge euro zone reform on trip to Greece next month
    Macron to urge euro zone reform on trip to Greece next month

    , reuters.com

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Athens next month to send a message to fellow euro zone leaders about the need to strengthen the currency union, at a time when Greece is emerging from years of economic crisis, French officials said. Macron, a centrist, was elected in May on a pro-EU platform that included pledges to create a euro zone budget that would be voted through by a euro zone parliament and supervised by a euro zone finance minister
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Enterprises

  • Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel
    Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

    , channelnewsasia.com

    PARIS: France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients. The label, known for its tweed suits and US$4,300-plus quilted leather bags, already sells perfumes online, like its Chanel No 5, as well as eyeglasses and beauty products
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Finance

  • France cuts cost of sacking traders to lure banks post-Brexit
    France cuts cost of sacking traders to lure banks post-Brexit

    , reuters.com

    PARIS (Reuters) - The French parliament has approved measures to cut the cost of sacking traders by excluding their bonuses from compulsory redundancy payouts, in a move aimed at luring banks’ trading activities to Paris as Britain leaves the European Union. Paris and Frankfurt are at the forefront of a race among European cities to attract London financial services businesses that need a base in the European Union to continue serving customers in the bloc after Britain leaves in March 2019
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Money

  • Billionaire L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94
    Billionaire L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

    , cbc.ca

    Bettencourt became embroiled in high-profile court cases linked to her massive fortune Regularly named France's richest person and for years the wealthiest woman in the world thanks to her L'Oréal inheritance, Liliane Bettencourt lived her life surrounded by the scent of money, politics and more than a touch of scandal. The one-time society beauty died in Paris Wednesday night at the age of 94, her daughter Françoise said in an email
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Banking Institutions

  • Apple Pay in first deal with major French bank
    Apple Pay in first deal with major French bank

    , channelnewsasia.com

    PARIS: Apple has reached its first agreement with a major French bank on Apple Pay, as Societe Generale said on Monday (Nov 20) it would offer its clients the chance to use the smartphone payment system. In a brief statement, Societe Generale said it would in future offer Apple Pay to its clients, without providing a timetable. A little more than a year after Apple Pay was launched in France, Societe Generale is the most important retail bank to sign on to the system for secure payments in stores, inside apps and on the web that uses the fingerprint scanner of iPhones for client authorisation of transactions
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Corporate

  • Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel
    Online sales? Maybe one day, says Chanel

    , channelnewsasia.com

    PARIS: France's Chanel has no immediate plans for online sales of its coveted outfits or handbags, a senior executive said on Friday, making it one of the fashion world's last hold-outs as rivals experiment with websites to win over new clients. The label, known for its tweed suits and US$4,300-plus quilted leather bags, already sells perfumes online, like its Chanel No 5, as well as eyeglasses and beauty products
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Economia

  • Britain to re-launch privatisation of rescued RBS bank
    Britain to re-launch privatisation of rescued RBS bank

    , afp.com

    London (AFP) - The British government on Wednesday announced plans to relaunch its sale of Royal Bank Scotland, which the taxpayer rescued at the height of the financial crisis. The announcement, contained in Britain's annual budget, said "the government intends to recommence the privatisation of RBS" by March 2019 by selling about two-thirds of its 71-percent stake for roughly £15 billion ($19
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