Electric scooter rental company Bird files for bankruptcy but remains active in Europe

2023-12-21 16:17:03 After choosing in October 2022 to no longer be present in German, Swedish and Norwegian cities, the self-service electric scooter operator Bird announced this Wednesday that it was filing for bankruptcy. The rental company also withdrew from San Francisco (United States) last February. The American company, however, clarified that this procedure did not … Read more

The Orpea nursing home group wants to rebound financially thanks to new shareholders

2023-12-20 16:05:29 A group bringing together Caisse des Dépôts, Maif, CNP Assurances and the health professionals’ mutual insurance company (MACSF) now holds 50.18% of Orpea’s capital, a press release from the private nursing home company announced on Tuesday. This arrival of new shareholders took place as part of the financial restructuring of the Orpea group. … Read more

Recruitment difficulties have doubled in eight years

2023-12-19 17:48:44 The phenomenon concerns the entire territory and all professions, to varying degrees. In eight years, recruitment difficulties have doubled in Pays-de-la-Loire, notes an INSEE study published this Tuesday. Among the 205,000 recruitment projects anticipated in 2023, “69% are considered difficult by employers in the region, compared to 37% eight years earlier,” indicates the … Read more

Habitat announces that the administrators will request liquidation

2023-12-18 21:06:13 The judicial administrators of Habitat, in great financial difficulty, will request the placement in liquidation of the brand specializing in furniture and home equipment during a hearing scheduled for Wednesday at the Bobigny court, indicated this Monday management at AFP. Habitat, founded in 1964, was placed in receivership at the beginning of December; … Read more

Why the French are the world champions of economic pessimism for 2024 (and all the time in fact)

2023-12-18 06:17:36 After successive failures in world football and rugby, France finally established itself as the world champion of economic pessimism. At least one Cup that we take home. Always a good thing, even if the “feat” becomes banal: France has been dominating this competition head and shoulders for a long time. Far from being … Read more

Pizzas, chips, pasta, sushi, burgers… Wouldn’t we be overdoing it a thousand times with truffles?

2023-12-17 09:22:36 In a time not so long ago, you had to take your car and cross France to Périgord, go to the market of a century-old village and rummage through carefully guarded baskets to obtain truffles. From now on, to find the precious mushroom, nothing could be simpler. All you have to do is … Read more

Running out of ideas for your gifts? Here’s how to settle everything in one hour at Fnac

2023-12-16 11:02:36 Every year it’s the same. Here you are, shopping for Christmas gifts for your sister’s noisy children, your rebellious nephew, uncles, aunts, your grandfather, that sister-in-law you can’t ignore… and you don’t you don’t have the slightest idea. You then wander around the stores for hours without finding anything, ending up at… Fnac. … Read more

Turkish Airlines orders 220 new planes

2023-12-15 16:55:04 Full box for Airbus. The Turkish airline Turkish Airlines has ordered 220 aircraft from the Toulouse manufacturer, including 150 large-capacity A321 single-aisle aircraft and 70 long-haul A350 aircraft, the company announced on Friday. This contract follows two previous orders: the first last July, for four A350-900s; the second in September, ten other planes … Read more