It's good to know that the dismal weather this summer has been good for someone.
I read this on Yahoo this afternoon.
The other big winners of France's worst summer in decades are ... umbrella manufacturers.
Piganiol, 's biggest maker of umbrellas, said business was up a whopping 66 percent over the past summer.
"The rainshowers of the past four months have been a great source of happiness for us," said chief executive Jean Piganiol.
Umbrella sales were good in May and June, and they "exploded in July and August," he said.
Here's the entire article.