France The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on France en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:27:00 GMT France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks Days prior to taking office, Emmanuel Macron suggested that unions should vote on certain 'exceptions' to a long-running and controversial French law. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:27:00 GMT Geoff Weiss French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:07:00 GMT Geoff Weiss One World, One Font? Why Bic Wants Your One-of-a-Kind Handwriting. The French pen maker is collecting handwriting from all over the planet to build a universal typeface. Here's how you can have a hand in the cool experiment. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:18:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:20:00 GMT Geoff Weiss France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms Talk about being on the wrong side of the tracks. While we all make mistakes, France’s latest eye-popping mishap should serve as a lesson in vigilance. Wed, 21 May 2014 14:40:00 GMT Geoff Weiss While Everyone Else Saw a Parasite, This Man Saw a Marketable Product One entrepreneur aims to transform the sea snails that have overrun the waters in his fishing town from pest to delicacy. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:15:00 GMT Laura Entis Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT Geoff Weiss In France, Fresh Foods Have to Carry a Special Stamp So They Aren't Mistaken for Frozen French Parliament approved legislation on Wednesday stating that restaurants must denote homemade cuisine on their menus with a special seal. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:57:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Angry Protesters Attack Uber Car in France Be glad you weren't in this Uber car when French taxi drivers turned violent. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:31:00 GMT Jason Fell Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France As if the French president's plan to make companies pay ultra-high taxes on millionaire salaries weren't bad enough, businesses have to worry about kidnapping and extortion -- by their own workers. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:15:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha France Approves 'Millionaire Tax' Targeting Businesses, Not Citizens Business owners are fuming at a legalized super tax of roughly 75 percent on the portion of any salaries exceeding 1 million euros. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:40:00 GMT Geoff Weiss