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Participate to FIA Formula E races by helping Venturi’s drivers


During the season, for the 10 races you'll vote. The 3 drivers that get the most votes may temporarily have a 200kw instead of 133kw engine. Useful for passing or maintain a position! How do you vote? Subscribe here It's already open …Race is gone ! We count on you. ... Read More »

Carrefour – partnering the 2014 Tour de France 2014 for the 21st year in a row


Everybody – back into the saddle for the Tour de France with Carrefour Carrefour wants to make this year's Tour de France a festive occasion and so is joining forces with 18 regional villages along its route that are close to Carrefour and Carrefour Market stores. A wide range of activities (mountain bike tours, football tournaments for children, etc.) will be on offer so that the general public can have some fun and enjoy a little sport, as well as watching the race on giant screens installed in each village. The Tour de France is also a... Read More »

France Origin: Carrefour – partnering the fruit and vegetable sector


The exceptional weather conditions that we have had this year have been very good for growing fruit and vegetables. Volumes are 30% higher than in previous years and there is a risk of prices completely collapsing. In order to support production of French fruit and vegetables and encourage the general public to consume them, Carrefour, in partnership with a number of producers’ associations (the PDO Peaches/Nectarines of France, the PDO Tomatoes and Cucumbers of France and the Joint Melon Trade Association), has decided to run campaigns in its ... Read More »

European Waterways explores regional attractions along 300-year-old Canal du Midi


Derek Banks, Managing Director of European Waterways, said, “We have the largest number of luxury hotel barges based in Southern France, and each of these barges offers its own unique charm and excursion options. On every cruise, our passengers absorb the picturesque countryside and quaint European towns at a leisurely pace, all while experiencing the local history and culture, unique architecture and wonderful regional cuisine that attract travellers from around the world.” An Excursion to the Molière Festival Aboard the recently refurbi... Read More »

Sopra finalises the acquisition of IBM France’s HR Access Service Line through its subsidiary Sopra HR Software


HR Access Service line offers to Sopra a strengthened proximity to its clients and an enriched expertise dedicated to the associated services around human resources solutions. This new entity joins Sopra HR Software. Annual pro forma revenue generated by all HR activities owned by Sopra should reach €150m in 2014. As stated in the press release issued on 24 April 2014 announcing the proposed acquisition, the transaction took the form of a partial transfer of business (cession partielle de fonds de commerce). The acquisition price has not ... Read More »

Carrefour gears up for a responsible and charitable 2014 Autumn term


Collecting school bag donations alongside Le Relais For the third year running, Carrefour is organising a national school bag collection campaign in aid of Le Relais. Between 2 and 20 July 2014, parents and children can donate school bags in Carrefour and Carrefour Market stores. The school bags must be in a good condition (with no holes), and the straps, handles, wheels and fasteners must be in good working order. These school bags will then be given to the Relais association which distributes them among families who need them. For... Read More »

Carrefour: Georges Plassat meets students at Paris-Dauphine University


The presentation, about "International business versus multi-local retail", is part of the programme of events that saw these same students visit Shanghai in May, where they were met by Carrefour China teams. During this visit, two groups visited the Carrefour China Institute - a training centre which trains around 1500 managers every year - followed by the Wanli and Wuning Carrefour hypermarkets. After an introduction from Laurent Batsch, the University's President, emphasising the importance of partnerships between universities and compani... Read More »

Brittany Ferries: Season starts well as ORCA spots Orcas


The charity ORCA works to monitor whale and dolphin populations, to protect vulnerable whale and dolphin habitats, and to help prevent large whales from being hit by ships. Together with governments, research institutions and other conservation charities it strives to create safer places for whales and dolphins. In the past fortnight alone there have been two separate sightings of Orca in the Bay of Biscay, one just two hours out from Santander and the other just a few hours from the port of Bilbao. Two of the Orca were just 100 metres from ... Read More »

A new era: Teams using Continental tires to compete in 101st Tour de France


Five Tour de France teams racing on Continental tires Special race tires made in our Korbach factory for top pro cyclists Even as sports fans around the world are still gripped by football's FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the Tour de France will soon be upon us. And we will be entering a new century of Tour history. This year will be the 101st edition of the Tour de France, the world's biggest sporting event after the Olympic games and the FIFA World Cup. A new era for a sporting event that for the French nation is unrivalled in terms of size, ... Read More »

Nick Heidfeld and Stéphane Sarrazin new Venturi drivers, the enthusiasm of Alejandro Agag


“I’m delighted to welcome Nick and Stéphane to the FIA Formula E Championship. Both have shown in the past that they are very talented drivers in various forms of motorsport and they will be a great addition to both Venturi and the Formula E grid.” ... Read More »

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