EconomyThe local trade "in danger of death", warns the...

The local trade “in danger of death”, warns the employers

-

- Advertisement -

Local shops forced to close during confinement are in danger of death, for the Confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises. – Bob Edme / AP / SIPA

- Advertisement -

Local shops forced to close during confinement are “in danger of death”, estimates the Confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises. For the CPME, the decision to close shops deemed “non-essential” is “incomprehensible while local traders have respected a strict health protocol”, according to a press release.

She adds that “it is not admissible that other types of businesses selling the same products are allowed to remain open” as is the case of supermarkets also selling products classified as essential.

The Solidarity Fund deemed insufficient

- Advertisement -

“Local commerce already weakened by online commerce,” says the employers’ organization. The CPME believes that “whatever the nature of government aid, it will not be enough to cover all the losses”.

The Solidarity Fund provide for compensation of up to 10,000 euros for the drop in turnover and a tax credit for the lessor who waives one month’s rent in three

“The curtains will definitely come down”

Also “if nothing changes, the curtains will definitely fall en masse throughout the territory”, predicts the organization.

The CPME adds that it supports “unreservedly” an amendment passed by the Senate, dominated by the right-wing opposition, which would allow prefects to “authorize the opening of retail trade” by way of derogation, and encourages members to vote for him as well.

Source

- Advertisement -
spot_img

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

China Spy Balloon: Blinken Postpones Beijing Visit, But Wants to ‘Keep Dialogue’

The incident is being taken seriously by Washington. The head of US diplomacy, Anthony Blinken, has decided to...

The Council of State believes that forcing EDF to sell cheaper electricity to its competitors was “legitimate”.

The government had the right to force EDF to sell cheaper electricity in 2022 to its competitors to keep...

The Continental Quartet premieres “Costa, sierra y montaña”, its new song

The Continental Quartet, one of the great exponents of Peruvian cumbia, is back with a song that also pays...

Patrick Balkany has auditioned for a new investigation into his management at Levallois.

Patrick Balkany was heard Thursday at a free hearing by the Economic Crimes Enforcement Brigade (BRDE) as part of...

Champions League: Sadio Mane will not appear in the first match against PSG

Senegalese striker Sadio Mane, who suffered a right fibula injury on November 8, will not recover enough to play...

Wendy’s, what is this fast food chain that wants to establish itself in France?

A burger and drink menu? Nothing original, but it's something that could soon be on our plates in...

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you