a study puts the annual gain in purchasing power at “13 euros per household”

The firm Asterès quantifies the annual effects of this proposal by Marine Le Pen, and stresses that VAT is not the right tool to “defend purchasing power.” In the midst of the campaign, the rise in inflation inspires the two finalists for the presidential elections, who propose numerous measures aimed at protecting the purchasing power … Read more

Rising gasoline prices threaten tomato production in France

Multiplied by 10 in a year, the price of a megawatt hour makes greenhouse tomato production difficult, with repercussions on sales prices. The war in Ukraine is also affecting our tomato growers. In France, about 95% of locally produced tomatoes come from above-ground production, that is, they are grown in large gas-heated greenhouses. An artificial … Read more

informing consumers of prescription changes is a headache

Faced with disruptions in the sunflower oil market, industry federations are pleading with the DGCCRF to relax certain labeling rules. French fries, chips, ready meals or even cookies… Sunflower oil is an essential ingredient in the composition of more than “ 8000 products popular with French consumers, according to the Association of Processed Food Products … Read more

Increasingly gloomy economic forecasts for Ukraine and its region

For Russia, the drop would be 20%. For Ukraine 75%. The World Bank issued dire economic forecasts for Ukraine on Sunday due to the Russian invasion that is affecting the entire region. And he warned of an even bleaker scenario if the conflict bogs down. read also“Putin intends to sovietize Ukraine as Stalin sovietized Central … Read more

Dismantling of a major Russian “darknet” platform

The “higher” sales platform “dark web” The market, called “Hydra Market” and which has been operating in Russian since 2015, was dismantled and 23 million euros worth of bitcoins were seized, the German justice announced on Tuesday. “The servers of the largest darknet market in the world have been confiscated and 543 bitcoins with a … Read more

What are the devices that consume the most energy?

Refrigerator, dishwasher or internet box, our everyday appliances sometimes consume more than we think. A look back at its energetic impact and the means to limit it. «RTE asks the French to defer their electricity consumption to this weekend instead of Monday with regard to the use of household appliances“. The call from the manager … Read more

MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, donates $275 million to Planned Parenthood

American philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos, has donated $275 million to Planned Parenthood, the organization that runs health facilities, including clinics that perform abortions across the United States. read alsoMacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Jeff Bezos who distributed his billions without counting This donation comes at a time … Read more