The trees will be on sale on Friday ... but not the Christmas decorations , which will have to be bought on the internet

Victory for florists: the latter will be authorized to sell Christmas trees outdoors from Friday, November 20, like other usual points of sale.Agriculture Minister Julien Denormandie, who confirmed the news on Tuesday at microphone of "RMC", underlined a measure "very important for the French, for the families, for the children", but also "for a whole sector", at one month of the end of year vacation.A government decree will be published in this sense.

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The trees, but not the garlands

The trees were already available for sale in supermarkets, DIY stores and garden centers.It will also be possible to buy your tree without having to order it first, says Julien Denormandie.This is still not the case for Christmas decorations ...which remain prohibited for sale in said shops.Thus in this garden center in the Rhône, where it is specified to customers that by decree, the shelves of artificial flowers, interior decoration, of toys, bookstores and Christmas decorations remain closed: In a garden center near Lyon, this Tuesday.

For the French who do not have a stock of garlands and Christmas balls at their home, it will indeed be necessary to acquire them separately, via the internet, confirms to "Obs" the cabinet of Alain Griset, Minister Delegate in charge.Small and medium-sized enterprises."It is possible via online sales or" click and collect "from specialized stores", we are told.Decidedly, Christmas shopping is already shaping up to be difficult...

Posted Date: 2020-12-04

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