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I Did Not Know That

A reader writes about retail in France:

Stores are only allowed to have sales once a year during a specified period – all the better to fix prices and keep that dirty competition at bay.

When the bottom fell out of the wine market the gov stepped in and bought the

excess – I know, I know our subsidy programs stink too.

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