Opening Sunday, act II. In 2015, the law Macron libéralisait the opening of shops non-food Sunday. Nothing had been planned for the hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores. And for good reason. Since 1906, the food shops are allowed to open every Sunday up to 13 hours, according to the "usual work on a Sunday morning". But it is forbidden then, in order to protect the merchants are independent.
The food retailers want to upset this status quo. "It is absolutely necessary to review a model of an ancient time, in the light of the deep changes of the society, argues Jacques Creyssel, general delegate of the CDF, the federation of the brands in the food, except Leclerc and Intermarché. It is increasingly pointless to have to close on Sunday afternoon, given the evolution of consumption habits. Some workers preferring to work the Sunday that week." At Casino, it is noted that"a third of the French ...Updated Date: 04 October 2019, 00:00