Philippe Houzé, chairman of the board at Galeries Lafayette Group, said it would close loss-making stores in the wake of COVID-19.
The department store will offer discounts of up to 50 percent.
The 35th edition of the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography has been rescheduled for October due to the coronavirus.
The service was developed by GoInStore, a start-up supported by Lafayette Plug and Play.
Footfall was down, but conversion rates were up as shoppers released pent-up demand for kid’s clothes, homewares and sporting goods.
Cold, blustery weather added to tensions leading up to France’s first opening day, Monday.
The fabled Parisian department store may return to business on May 11.
H&M and Galeries Lafayette have answered the call for volunteers to donate fabric, sew masks and distribute them.
Drawing on logistics teams, the stores are donating thousands of items including small appliances, tableware, comforters and pillows.
The central buying team, supervised by Marianne Romestain, will take over purchasing decisions for Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées.
“Eataly Paris Marais and its teams want to contribute to the wave of national solidarity,” said the French department store.
Both Dior and parent company LVMH are launching a series a podcasts for International Women’s Day on March 8.
Efforts to build a more glamorous image failed to ignite the loss-making brand.
Virgil Abloh also created limited-edition merchandise for a temporary store marking the release of the “Colette, Mon Amour” documentary.