Accueil » The French government wants to support dark stores The French government wants to support dark stores Pedestrian pick-up points in several cities, cafés inside a dark store in London... While Gorillas shows willingness to welcome the public in its warehouses, the French government is considering granting "dark stores" the status of retail businesses. Through . Published on 26 August 2022 à 16h56 - Update on 21 October 2022 à 21h45 Resources Is a dark store a retail business as soon as it houses a customer collection point? This is the idea that quick commerce start-ups, themselves supported by investment funds, want to impose. In France, this is also the path envisaged by the government, which wants to find a legal solution to the status of dark stores. There is the option of granting the status of a retail business. A consultation was launched on July 6. “Today, these firms are categorised as warehouses,” the Frenchy government told Mind Retail on Thursday,… This article is for subscribers only Already have an account? Log in You are not registered yet ? Sign up for a free trialfree for 1 month Online services : studies, analyses, databases and much more Daily Briefing : latest news digest Weekly letters Last name First name Email address Essentials Synthèse et historique de tous les contenus sur une thématique suivie en détails par la rédaction Les dernières publications Trends in 2023 for transformation of the retail market E-retail media: a market in the process of a formal structure Analyzes Synthèse et historique de tous les contenus sur une thématique suivie en détails par la rédaction Les dernières publications Charging for returns: pure players follow the lead of omnichannel retailers Ads.txt: which advertising providers do retailers work with?