Dec 7, 2012 Conventional wisdom says that big-box stores and supermarket chains offer cheaper alcohol than independent shops. But private liquor stores offer something big retailers can't.
Nov 28, 2012 Last month, Peugeot secured a $9 billion lifeline from the French government to stay out of bankruptcy. In return, French politicians want the struggling company keep jobs, not cut them.
Nov 20, 2012 French bonds fell today in the wake of Moody's downgrading the nation's credit rating. So is the second largest economy in Europe shrugging its collective shoulders? Non!
Nov 20, 2012 Europe's second largest economy, France, has just had its AAA credit rating downgraded by the rating agency Moody's.
Nov 9, 2012 Yes, the Internet retail giant is getting into the wine-selling business. Its new online store will offer about 1,000 different kinds.
Oct 1, 2012 A new report says the U.S. Justice Department allowed law enforcement agencies to examine more private data in 2010-2011 than in the entire previous decade. And Amazon is planning online wine sales.
Sep 28, 2012 The French government has just unveiled a budget for next year that includes major tax hikes for the rich and for businesses. France is the second largest economy in the euro zone and so far it has managed to remain a leader in the debt crisis, rather than a victim -- for the most part anyway.
Sep 25, 2012 European wine experts are mulling over a critical issue today: whether American wine producers should be allowed to use the word "chateau" on bottles they sell in Europe.
Sep 18, 2012 Part of our series on life at the intersection of religion and personal finance
Sep 11, 2012 The euro's second-largest economy (and the man who leads it) has been in the spotlight recently. France finds itself in a similar bind as Greece, Italy and Spain -- how do you balance the state budget without crippling economic growth?