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I know, I know. I’ve blogged about this before and I will be marked down as a whingeing Brit. But I have to get it off my chest. The concept of customer service is, alas, in its infancy in France.
Many small French villages still have their own shop, but they are losing out to the creeping tide of faceless supermarkets. Continue reading
[Have just realised that I spelt quincaillerie in three different ways in this post, only one of them correct. Having checked in the Collins Robert, I’ve now amended.] What is a quincaillerie? In England, we would call it an ironmonger’s, … Continue reading
Speak to any British (and probably any American) expat in France and they will unanimously tell you that customer service in France often leaves a lot to be desired.