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2015 Retail Women of the Year Awards: Three prizewinners at Carrefour France!


Christina Durand, winner in the “Woman Manager" Category Having joined Carrefour in 2004, she is now manager of the Carrefour Contact training school in Toulouse Blagnac (Haute-Garonne). She was awarded the prize in recognition of her efforts in training young people at the Albi and Bordeaux Chambers of Commerce and Industry, as well as future franchisees. Soëd Toumi, winner in the “Woman Store Manager” Category. Soëd Toumi joined Carrefour as a cashier in 1991 when she was a student. She was quickly promoted to section manager and th... Read More »

Groupe Eurotunnel present at the “Jeunes d’Avenirs” event in Lille


The first edition of this exhibition attracted more than 6,000 young people searching for employment or educational opportunities. With a track record of significant recruitment over the past four years, Groupe Eurotunnel will be present at the exhibition with representation from its French subsidiaries, CIFFCO, Europorte and ESGIE, to showcase the different skills required in the railway business and will be offering around 50 local jobs, in sustainable sectors and complete with full training for successful candidates. ... Read More »

Venturi: 3 EVs’ pioneers

cars Gildo Pallanca Pastor (left) ‪Venturi‬'s CEO is working on electric sports cars since 2000. He set up several powerful cars, technological demonstrators and electric land speed records. Alejandro Agag (right) launched with success the first single seaters championship all around the world last september. ... Read More »

Brittany Ferries: Save up to £150 per week on French villa and apartment holidays


This special offer includes three locations on the popular Vendée coast with its golden sandy beaches and cool pine forests: L'Aiguillon sur Vie near St Gilles Croix de Vie is a friendly seaside resort with a lively town centre. Larger St Jean de Monts has many facilities to keep the whole family entertained, including children's beach clubs and good bars and restaurants. And the smaller resort of St Hilaire de Riez is only a short drive from St Jean de Monts. Further south, customers can stay in Aquitaine at either Moliets, close to long st... Read More »

European Waterways: Cruise through France’s finest wine regions


For example, Panache, a 12-passenger vessel with a doting crew of six, offers an enviable choice to wine enthusiasts. She will cruise for 5 weeks in May & June through Champagne on the delightful River Marne, with an itinerary that includes three private tastings at renowned champagne houses, a visit to the hilltop village of Hautvillers where the monk Dom Perignon discovered the ‘methode champenoise’ and a tour of Reims. Then, from July to October, the barge will cruise in Alsace on the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, with highlights that in... Read More »

Another AXA’s initiative to leverage the potential of connected objects to better protect people


“We are delighted to be able to offer innovative prevention services in a timely manner, in this case right at the launch of the Apple Watch. We strongly believe that leveraging innovative digital tools is key today in efficiently engaging people to promote road safety, as these tools significantly raise their awareness of potentially risky driving habits. We look forward to working with Apple to make AXA Drive Coach available on the Apple Watch in many more countries”, said Frederic Tardy, Chief Marketing and Distribution Officer of the AXA Gr... Read More »

JCDecaux launches self-service electric bikes


With its various self-service bike programmes around the world, JCDecaux will soon have reached 650,000 users, with the bikes combined travelling over one billion kilometres. In its twelve years of international experience, JCDecaux has installed 52,000 self-service bikes and 4,700 docking stations across 70 cities in 13 different countries around the world. JCDecaux pioneered this eco-friendly, individual but shared form of transport when it launched its first bikes in Vienna (Austria) in 2003. Since then, it has constantly updated its self-se... Read More »

Carrefour: Taste of Career Education Program


Our main goal and message driven to students and graduates, who has visited our booth was to inform them about beginning of our new educational program “Taste of Career”. Here are a few facts about our new program: The purpose of the educational program “Taste of Career” is to encourage young people to apprenticeship, internship and to start and build their future career with Carrefour. The program “Taste of Career” is divided into two smaller programs: “Appetite for Commerce” - addressed to students and graduates of Universities inter... Read More »

Acquisition of a new painting by the French State for the Musée du Louvre thanks to AXA’s patronage


The Vue d’Avignon, depuis la rive droite du Rhône près de Villeneuve is a masterpiece of the 18th century and represents a critical milestone in the landscape history in France. Painted while the artist was travelling across the country to complete the series of Ports de France for King Louis XV, the painting had remained in England for more than 200 years. It combines the topographic accuracy and the precision in the description of human activities with an extraordinary poetic sense and a quite modern virtuosity in the depiction of the atmosph... Read More »

Carrefour launches “Get up and do your thing!”


"Get up and do your thing" – a competition designed to encourage 18 to 30-year-olds "Get up and do your thing" is a competition that Carrefour has set up with the help of Jamel Debbouze as part of the retailer's proactive policy to grant young people access to training and employment. Together, Carrefour and Jamel Debbouze are seeking to provide young people with the encouragement they need to ensure that their projects are successful. The competition features two project categories: professional (involving setting companies up in particular... Read More »

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