Internal restructuring
Bassin Parisien; Centre; Loir-et-Cher
Location of affected unit(s)
Vineuil and Lognes (Seine-et-Marne)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Via Stalls And Markets Or Other
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet

108 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
7 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 May 2013
Employment effect (start)
2 September 2013
Foreseen end date


On 16 May 2013, the online furniture retailer, La Maison de Valérie, subsidiary of furniture retailer Conforama (group Steinhoff International), announced to its works council plans to cut 108 jobs by the end of 2013. The restructuring plan envisages 103 job cuts at the headquarters in Vineuil (Loire-et-Cher) and another five at the site in Lognes (Seine-et-Marne). Additionally, 7 positions will be created.

According to the union FO, the company will discontinue its activities after the end of Spring-Summer season. The management will ask a consultancy to help the dismissed employees to find new jobs and will offer about 445 positions within the group Conforama.


  • 18 May 2013: La Nouvelle République
  • 17 May 2013: Le Figaro


Eurofound (2013), La Maison de Valérie, Internal restructuring in France, factsheet number 75402, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75402.