On the household side, all distribution channels are affected by this decline, even pure players with -12%. Hyper-supermarkets are -9.5%, independent -5% and cultural specialists -3%. In the professional circuits, the VADists and the suppliers respectively record + 13,5% and + 6,5%, whereas the superstores are less strong than usual with -3%. The product families that sold best in April were furniture and office supplies, as well as general service products.
FROM: LE PAPETIER, FRANCE