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France's shops report slow business in summer sales

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Medjaï; source: Wikipédia

The biannual nationwide sales are a big event in France. The summer sales began at the end of June and surprisingly, at a time of economic downturn, the latest figures show that business has been slow. With two weeks of the sales to go, RFI hit the shops to bring you this report.