France working on aid to clothing shops with excess stock -finance minister

FILE PHOTO: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks during a press conference in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France is looking at ways to help clothing stores burdened with excess stock due to COVID-19 related lockdown measures, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.

Le Maire told RTL radio scenarios ranged from allowing some clothing stores to liquidate their stock to providing others with financial compensation.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Christopher Cushing)