Summer 2020 : the dates by department and the info key

DATES BALANCES WAS 2020. While the dates of the beginning and end of summer sales 2020 has been brought forward a month, the terms have changed also on the date

Summer 2020 : the dates by department and the info key

DATES BALANCES WAS 2020. While the dates of the beginning and end of summer sales 2020 has been brought forward a month, the terms have changed also on the dates that are derogatory to certain departments. The recap' !

Summary Dates of beginning and end of summer sales 2020 Dates deviating Dates for the overseas territories Date 2nd markdown / 3rd markdown Balances 2020 : beware of scams summer sale : the definition in France

on what date did really take place-summer 2020 ? In these times of health crisis related to the Covid-19, it is more difficult to find. If the dates planned for the weeks of discount national ranged from 24 June to 21 July, it is now the niche of the dates of the beginning and ending balances depending on whether it is necessary to remember : Wednesday, 15 July Tuesday, 11 August. through this report of nearly a month, the ministry of Economy wanted to give more time to the shopkeepers to replenish their cash. With regard to the departments of metropolitan France usually affected by dates derogating the summer, they are this time staying in the same fashion as the other departments of the Hexagon. Check out the details here.

More than one French four does not take advantage of the summer sales 2020

According to a study conducted by YouGov *, more than one French out of four (27%) does not take advantage of the summer sales this year. Among these French not wanting to do the summer sales this year, 52% say they have "nothing special to buy, and 34% do not have "the budget", and 31% say they try to "reduce their consumption" . Beyond these three reasons, the most designated among the proposed answers made to the panel, 27% of respondents who do not intend to make the balances believe that they "push the consumption", followed closely by 26% said they did not want to "visit places frequented in the current context. Finally, 14% of French people are ready to boycott the summer sales 2020 say they don't love "go to stores", 9% consider that they have "already done good business this year" and 6% are based on the fact that they do "order ever online".

* of 23 to June 24, 2020, in line, on 1054 persons representative of the population, French national aged 18 years and over.

© YouGov What are the dates of the beginning and end of summer sales 2020 ?

because of the health crisis linked to the Covid-19, the date of the beginning of the summer sales 2020 is offset by almost a month. start on Wednesday, 15 July instead of 24 June, for a end date scheduled for Tuesday, August 11 instead of July 21. Set by the decree of 10 June 2020, the new dates are for all the departments of metropolitan France : unlike the usual, no date override is applied to the four départements of metropolitan France to the geographic boundary that are the Pyrénées-Orientales, the Alpes-Maritimes and the two departments of Corsica. In other words, the summer sales are starting and if there end also July 15 and August 11. These summer sales will also be spread over four weeks instead of six, a shortened term of discount in force since the winter sale 2020, under the effect of the Law Covenant. This term applies, in derogation of dates or not, to all the French departments.

A new niche of summer sale... which divides

the announcement of The shift exceptional of the date of the balances was made by the Economy minister Bruno Le Maire last June 2, the first day of Phase 2 of the déconfinement. The member of the government then stated that it was providing more time for small merchants to rebuild their cash. The summer sale will last for four weeks, which was already the period of time originally planned. This modification balances were not satisfied everyone : great stores, encumbered by their stockpiles after two months of cessation of activity, would have preferred to settle in more quickly, when the self-employed or smaller businesses wanted to avoid breaking the price too early, and wished to sell their stock at a fair price with a normal profit margin". The words of Francis Palombi, president of the Confederation of merchants in France, as early as mid-may. In the Face of this division, the minister of Economy said on 2 June, in the wake of its announcement of the new dates for balances : "I know that it may cause difficulties for other major retailers (...), but I think it is legitimate to support, in these moments very special ones, those who are weakest, those who have the cash the most at risk. This is a question for both economic efficiency but also of justice. "

What are the dates for the overseas territories ?

usually, Mayotte (976) and Guyana (973) possess the same dates in the majority of summer sale (in other words, off-exceptions) in metropolitan France. This remains the case in Guyana, where the balances of summer are also shifted to 15 July - 11 August this année. Mayotte, in contrast, the summer sales 2020 remain scheduled to take place from Wednesday 24 June to Tuesday 21 July. Here are the dates of the summer sales 2020 in the other overseas territories :

Guadeloupe (971) : Saturday 26 September to Friday 23 October 2020 Martinique (972) : from Thursday 1 October to Wednesday 28 October 2020 Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon (975) : from Wednesday 15 July to Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Saint-Barthélémy (977) and Saint-Martin (978) : from Saturday 10 October to Friday 6 November 2020

NOTE : in the Réunion (974), the balances of winter 2020 take place between Saturday 5th September and Friday 2 October 2020.

What are the dates of the 2nd and 3rd markdowns ?

If the dates of the balances are imposed to the merchants by the legislation in force, these latter are free to choose the dates from which they carry out greater discounts. Each retailer decides the date of the 2nd apart, some choosing to make a 3rd. In general, the stores display new discount from the second week of the balances.

How to avoid scams ? watch out for fake discounts ! : the reference prices posted on the sites selling online can be misleading. The slashed price may thus give rise to a "false discount" when it has been inflated artificially, which causes a gap that is attractive between the old and the new amount. To take precautions in the face of this process is widespread, the consumer association UFC - que choisir advises "compare offers from various retailers before making the purchase, to make the idea of "accurate as possible" the base cost of the product. price comparison, valuable allies : Idealo is part of price comparison sites online considered to be independent, which weighs the prices of a same product on a large number of sites in order to protect themselves from the "false discount". It lists hundreds of millions of deals offered by tens of thousands of merchants. Of course there are other price comparison websites are considered reliable, such as Kelkoo, Icomparateur, leDénicheur. How to recognize a site illegal ? : If it is not a site that is very known, here are a few sure ways to ensure that the cybertrader through which you intend to make a purchase is safe. Start by verifying that the site on which you will be using your credit card is secure, ensuring that the url address of the site in question begins with "https". Then, look for on the site the link to the legal notices. These last are mandatory. If you can't find them, it is that this site is not legal. The consumer association UFC que choisir advises lastly to choose a seller who is based in France, as "a remedy will be more complicated if the company is abroad". What is the definition of summer sales in France ?
Date Of Update: 01 July 2020, 04:57