Overall sales of beauty products exported from France declined 11.8 percent last year versus 2019.
Freelancers are still pursuing getting paid in full for work they’ve done for the magazine.
France is the first EU country where beauty-makers are able to apply for a certificate of “good manufacturing practices” and safety assessment needed for exporting such products.
Consumers held off until the sales bonanza to start buying holiday presents, according to e-commerce association Fevad.
Retailers flagged a surge in traffic as lockdowns eased up in France.
Shops will reopen on Nov. 28, further restrictions will lift on Dec. 15 .
Organizers have canceled the Texworld, Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld and Shawls & Scarves trade shows.
Shuttered store owners want to reopen immediately and say e-tailers, which remain operational, have an unfair advantage.
Three people were killed Thursday morning in the southern city of Nice, two inside the Notre Dame basilica.