According to French legislation, Winter and Summer sales last 6 weeks in France.
Here are the French official dates for 2015:
- Winter sales: from Wednesday 7th January to Tuesday 17th February included
- Summer sales: from Wednesday 24th June to Tuesday 4th August included
However, some French departments are given dispensation to change these dates, except for Distance selling. It is the case for bordering or tourist departments. French Overseas Departments are also concerned.
See the dates of sales per department on the French website: economie.gouv.frRead more →