9/24/2013

Sephora can't keep its Paris flagship open after 9 p.m. because it violates France's labor laws, a judge ruled Monday in response to complaints by union leaders. The store had stayed open until midnight during the week and 1 a.m. on weekends, with 58 of its 200 workers volunteering for the late shifts in exchange for extra pay; the Champs-Elysées store draws about 6 million visitors annually, about 20% of them after 9 p.m., the retailer says.

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