Just days after the French government abandoned plans to acquire Arimentation Couche-Tord Carrefour due to political interference, the supermarket chain is taking on its Quebec rival on Twitter.
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“Our hypermarkets for early risers are open from 7:30 am, as the night owls are open 24 hours a day. And for everyone, -34% of our maple syrup! ”Can we read on the French giant’s Twitter account.
Carrefour CEO Alexander Bompard quickly retweeted the company message, saying: “I can never relay our promotions but there …”
Several shareholders, including Carrefour management and billionaire Bernard Arnault, have backed a $ 25 billion deal with Couche-Tard.
But a year before the presidential election in France, Finance and Finance Minister Bruno Le Myre vetoed the reorganization, prompting food sovereignty.
We see pancakes covered with syrup by tweeting an animated image of Mr. Le Myr tweeting Mr. Bompard’s message, an attempt that has been badly received by Internet users.
The Le Journal on Wednesday recalled that many Quebec companies, including two yogurt makers and … a maple syrup processor, have been in the fold of French buyers in recent years.
– With Francis Hollin