Gaspard Sebag and Helene Fouquet

Business, Safety, Logistics

Amazon Vows to Fight French Court Ban on Nonessential Sales

Amazon conveyor Empty cardboard boxes pass along a conveyor from the packing station at an Amazon fulfillment center in Koblenz, Germany. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Amazon.com was handed a French ban on sales of nonessential items after losing the first round of a court fight with labor unions that said the company wasn’t doing enough to protect staff from the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 14, 2020