What’s new in France and diary dates: February 2020

New laws, changes and dates for your diary in February 2020

1. Winter sales

The winter sales are under way but are shorter than usual – ending in most areas on February 4.

This semi-annual event, which is regulated by the government, offers shoppers discounts of up to 70%.

Sellers are not allowed to raise prices before discounting items, and the original price must be indicated as well as the discounted price.

Prior to this year, the sales lasted six weeks, but the 2019 loi Pacte changed this.

The government ...

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