] February 23rd news billion state power network, according to the "Tribune" reported that French books and electronics retailer Fnac and French electronics retailer Darty days ago announced the 2015 full year and four quarter operating data, and a clear strategic direction in 2016.
data show that the turnover decreased slightly in Fnac in the fourth quarter, the chain fell 0.5%, but its 2015 net income rose 16.7%, amounted to 48 million euros.
Darty fourth quarter turnover compared to the third quarter, up by 4.4%, electricity supplier sales rose by $12%, outstanding performance in the French online market.
in addition, the two sides also said that 2016 will continue to compete against Amason.
Fnac general manager Alexandre Bompard said: "we are becoming a European leader in the target, which will bring enormous pressure to other sellers in the industry, including large retailers such as Amazon may also escape."
is reported that Amazon, Cdiscount and Fnac is the preferred e-commerce sites in France, after Fanc has made some efforts to compete for the market. The platform has tried to make a breakthrough in e-books, and formed a partnership with comics platform Izneo; in addition, Fnac also follow the implementation of the Amazon to open on Sunday, to encourage the staff on duty in the form of bonuses, but the part of the staff did not agree with this approach.
billion state power network has learned, in September 2015, Fnac for the acquisition of a wholly-owned Darty, at present the proposal is under review. As of January 2016, Fnac has a total of 199 stores in the world, of which 124 are located in France, the 1 in the Ivory Coast and qatar. Darty has a total of 420 stores in the world, half concentrated in france.