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Jean-Christophe Repon, President of the CAPEB, presented the economic situation of the building trade in the 4th quarter of 2020, which shows a decrease of -1{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118} in the building industry activity in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes. one of the regions hardest hit by Ile-de-France (-0.5{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}) and Bourgogne Franche-Comté (-1.5{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}).

Settings dropped sharply for more than a month

According to Urssaf, in the fourth quarter of 2020 in connection with the new detention introduced on October 30 in the Rhône-Alpes regions, there was a sharp decrease in the number of declarations of recruitment other than temporary work of more than a month (-23.2{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}), Île- de-France (- 21.4{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}), Paca (- 18.8{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}) and Alsace (- 17.9{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}) recorded the largest decreases within one year.

Haute Loire

Business support: the department will provide 5 million euros

Faced with the health crisis, the Haute-Loire Ministry decided to take a series of measures to support the local economy: additional aid of 1,500 euros per company, 460,000 euros for the United Regions Fund, payment of commercial rents ... for one Total budget of 5 million euros.

Closure of Harmony Jouet in Sainte-Sigolène: 17 employees on site

The FDG (France Distribution Management) group, which specializes in the marketing of non-food products for supermarkets and hypermarkets, to which the Sigolene-based company belongs, has announced its restructuring project that will result in the disappearance of seven of its ten logistics sites in France . The cold shower for Harmony employees. The Feurs camp in the Loire was spared.


Fourme de Montbrison: 668 tons produced

For the seventh time in a row, the Fourme de Montbrison beats its record. In 2020, 668 tons or around 270,000 cheese were produced. That is almost 25 tons more than last year.


Boiron announces a CA

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Homeopathy specialist Boiron recorded a drop in sales of 7.8{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118} to € 513.6 million in 2020, which was heavily influenced by the exchange rate effects in the USA and Russia, as well as the decline in activity in France for more than two years (-30{7d3485657e94c2a51293ca186d4450b2f27c317aa7ee3509dac6c8bbf5461118}) was particularly marked by the end of the reimbursement of homeopathy on January 1st. The group, headquartered in Messimy, has embarked on a reorganization that has removed 566 positions.

SEB works with a social media giant

The French household appliances group (based in Écully) announces that it has taken a minority stake in the capital of the Paris start-up Chefclub, founded in 2016, which specializes in the production and distribution of culinary recipes. Goal for SEB: Use the influence of this start-up with 100 million followers in social networks and start a 'Chefclub by Tefal' series.

The Muji brand opens its largest French store in Lyon

The Japanese household goods brand Muji will open its largest French store on January 29th in the new extension of the 1,300 m² Part-Dieu shopping center.

Orange uses 5G in eight municipalities

the metropolis of Lyon

Despite the reluctance of the new green majorities in Lyon, Orange announced on January 20 the opening of eight municipalities in the Rhône for 5G: Villeurbanne, Bron, Corbas, Vaulx-en-Velin, Charbonnières-les-Bains, Pierre-Bénite, Rillieux -la-Pape and Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon. Where 4G is already saturated, according to the operator.

LDLC celebrates its 25th anniversary

The Limonest-based e-commerce specialist is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021 and, thanks to its 17 brands, including 7 e-sites, is forecasting a turnover of 660 million euros compared to 493 million euros in the last financial year. Trade.

Greenpact brings in 1.5 million euros

Waoup, a Lyon-based company that specializes in the creation of start-ups, has just founded the Greenpact subsidiary, a start-up studio for ecological transitions, in collaboration with 30 entrepreneurs. In this way, 1.5 million euros were raised to realize business projects that develop ecological solutions in the areas of energy, mobility, construction, agriculture, digital and finance.


The region orders 2 million masks from Jura Textiles

The Bourgogne Franche-Comté region was awarded 2 million Category 1 masks as part of a tender for companies that were ordered from Jura Textiles in Orchamps. The company had an inventory of fabrics and elastic bands that were originally used to manufacture their own products (deck chair mattresses, pillows, seats, etc.).

An agreement between the Pôle Emploi and prisons

The Pôle emploi Bourgogne Franche-Comté and the prison administration renewed their collaboration until 2022 to help prisoners prepare for their reintegration into working life while in prison.

In 2019, 1,134 prisoners in Bourgogne Franche-Comté were supported as part of this collaboration.

Gold coast

The hospice wine sale will be maintained for the time being

The 60th wine sale of the Hospices de Nuits was due to take place on Sunday March 14th at the Château du Clos de Vougeot. As in Beaune last December, the event should be limited to auctions, although no decision has to be made for the local wine fair.

Dijon: Burger King Rue de la Liberté?

The American fast food brand has applied for a building permit at Dijon City Hall. It could be installed on the site at 17 rue de la Liberté in an area of ​​675 square meters. If approval is confirmed, this will be the first time a Burger King restaurant will open in Dijon.

The department will support the restoration and ecological transition contracts

Fabien Sudry, Prefect of Bourgogne Franche-Comté and Côte-dOr, and François Sauvadet, President of the Departmental Council, met with the presidents of the parishes of the department to introduce them to the implementation of the Treaty of Recreation and Ecological Transition (CRTE). Contracts which, at the request of the prefecture, must be implemented quickly in relation to the territories, with two ambitions: promoting the resumption of economic activity and medium-term fulfillment of triple ambitions (economic development, territorial cohesion and ecological transition).


25 km of electrified fences against wolves

As part of the latest attacks, 25 km of electrified safety nets were installed over six months, which mobilized € 62,000 in loans, according to the prefect of Saône-et-Loire, Julien Charles. EAFRD (European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development) loans originating in Europe but managed by the region could be requested through a call for projects. The breeders have until April 1st to submit their applications.