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In France in 2022, inflation at 5.2% on average • Inflation here, inflation there. Rising prices occupy everyone’s mind and, for good reason, have a direct impact on the purchasing power of the French. INSEE published on Friday 13 January a study which measures the level of inflation in 2022. Result: last year is really a record in terms of price hike! Inflation has recorded an average increase of 5.2% in the last twelve months. After an increase of 1.6% in 2021. “The increase in inflation derives from an acceleration in energy prices (+23.1% after 10.5% in 2021) and food (+6 8% after +0.6%), and to a lesser extent manufactured goods and services, which grew by 3%”, specifies the statistical institute. The annual peak of inflation could be reached in January or February. So before decelerating?
2.8 million visitors to the Strasbourg Christmas market • It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe. In Alsace, as Christmas approaches, we put the small dishes into the big ones. Tourists, French or foreign, know that the Strasbourg Christmas market remains a must. And as proof, in 2022, the event attracted 2.8 million visitors, a record! This 452And edition recorded a 30% increase in terms of attendance compared to 2021, a year of recovery after the health crisis, of course. The green mayor Giovanna Barsegian Greater sobriety has also been welcomed this year: exhibitors were required to light up their chalets with LEDs, with suitable times and closing at 8pm, even on weekends.
Delphine Arnault takes control of Dior • She is often relegated to the “daughter of Bernard Arnault”. And yet, Delphine, right from her name, assumes ever greater functions and responsibilities in the world of big brands. Delphine Arnault has until now been Deputy General Manager of Louis Vuitton, responsible for overseeing all product activities since 2013, after having worked for Christian Dior for twelve years. She now she takes the reins of Dior. “Under her leadership, the desirability of the products has progressed significantly, allowing the brand (Louis Vuitton) to fly from record to record,” said Bernard Arnault. Her daughter, 47, succeeds Pietro Beccari, himself appointed head of Vuitton. We recall that Bernard Arnault’s five children already work in the LVMH group.
The obstacles that explain our failure buy green according to psychologists • Three psychologists – Audrey Portes, teacher-researcher in marketing at Montpellier Business, School, Audrey Hanan and Jean-Louis Moulins, respectively, lecturer and professor at the University of Aix-Marseille – have published a column on The echoes begin identify barriers to greener purchasing. Here are five:
1 “I don’t see the link between my behavior and environmental protection”
2 “I want to be like (or better than) others”
3 “I am sensitive only to certain causes that I consider beautiful”
4 “I count on others to be responsible and protect the environment”
5 “I’m always careful, I can afford this little misbehavior”
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