The mayor of Mermoz / Sacré-Coeur, Barthélémy Dias, closed the doors of the shop Auchan located in Sacré-Coeur, this Monday, December 31 in the morning. The mayor criticizes the French retailer for not paying the taxes due to the municipality.
Customers who had stormed the store to stock up for the feast day deeply deplored the act of the mayor, because, the decision came in a very sensitive timing. The officials of Auchan stated that they did not receive any notifications from the services of the municipality.
The store is expected to resume its activities after fixing their status with the service of municipality.