Despite Chanel’s sales record in 2021, the luxury sector plunges back into uncertainty

Chanel fashion show for the fall-winter 2022-2023 women’s ready-to-wear collection, in Paris, on March 8, 2022. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP The number is astounding. Chanel unveiled, Tuesday, May 24, having reached 15.6 billion dollars in turnover in 2021, or 14.5 billion euros. The luxury house took advantage of a 49.6% surge in sales … Read more

“The French nuclear sector spends its time noticing that time flies too quickly”

The construction site of the Hinkley Point nuclear power station, in Somerset (south-west of England), on April 21, 2022. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP En late, late… Like the rabbit ofAlice, the French nuclear industry spends its time looking at its watch and realizing that time is running too fast. Thursday, May 19, the bosses of … Read more

The French defense sector calls for more visibility

A visitor walks past a Leclerc tank (left), a Caesar cannon (center) and another military vehicle presented by Nexter during an exhibition in Villepinte (Seine-Saint-Denis), in the Paris suburbs, on June 13, 2016 . JACQUES DEMARTHON / AFP Joe Biden stares intently at a worker assembling the dreaded Javelin. This Tuesday, May 3, the President … Read more

“We must no longer oppose established players in the sector to start-ups”

Ne are seven companies, start-ups and innovative SMEs to have been chosen from the French space sector. We owe our strong growth to a model of rapid innovation that is close to the market, as well as to the attraction of capital to the space sector – a sector that represents significant growth and job … Read more

with the record takeover of Activision, Microsoft is reshuffling the cards in the sector

An advertising poster for Activision’s “Call of Duty: Vanguard” video game, October 18, 2021. RICHARD B. LEVINE/NEWSCOM/SIPA A record operation. Tuesday, January 18, Microsoft announced its intention to get its hands on the video game studio Activision for an amount of 68.7 billion dollars (60.7 billion euros). The offer, to which the leaders of the … Read more

Golden opportunity: Savvy business alliances propel the robotics sector

6 River Systems The fulfillment economy has exploded during the pandemic, as has competition among automation technology providers, whose robotic technology is becoming critical during widespread labor shortages and ballooning demand. That’s the good news. The bad news, if you’re a robotics firm with a great product and opportunity as far as the horizon is … Read more

The great fatigue of the events sector in the face of “stop and go”

At the International Comic Strip Festival, in Angoulême (Charente), January 29, 2020. YOHAN BONNET / AFP No need to present your wishes to a representative of the event industry: they will be greeted with a weary smile. After a dynamic recovery in the last quarter of 2021, companies and employees who work in the organization … Read more

the new rules on conferences alarm the hospitality sector

Maria Carmela Colaiacovo The new guidelines for the regions incorporated in an ordinance by Minister Speranza, which is about to be published, are creating great concern in the hotel sector. “Hotels have always been among the preferred locations for organizing conferences and congresses, but the new guidelines risk creating uncertainties that could completely block this … Read more

The return of avian influenza accentuates tensions in the poultry sector

A poultry farm in Haute-Garonne, May 28, 2021. JUSTINE BONNERY/HANS LUCAS New bird flu alert: the Ministry of Agriculture has formalized the detection of a first outbreak of infection in professional breeding, Saturday, November 27. The poultry farm affected by this highly contagious virus, located in the town of Warhem, in the north, near the … Read more